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December 17, 2019

Former Te Awanga resident Colin Trevelyan, a collector of old cars and cameras, once owned the Living Image Vintage Camera Museum and a commercial hovercraft that took visitors out to see the gannets. Trevelyan has a photographic memory, reciting histories, model numb...

October 7, 2019

Despite having a mountain, a county, a beach, streets and so much more named after him, Captain James Cook, remains a polarising personality 250 years after he first sailed into Aotearoa with the HMS Endeavour crew. Cook is usually applauded for his navigational and m...

September 12, 2018

More than 20,000 people head to Cape Kidnappers by tractor tours along the beach or overland by 4WD or coach each year. ​Tours to the gannets are one of New Zealand’s longest running eco-tourism business. Cape Kidnappers is considered by the Hawke’s Bay Regional Counc...

August 29, 2018

The NZ Geographic Board announced the new name on Wednesday 29th August 2018.

Te Kauwae-a-Māui means 'The fish hook of Māui'.

In Māori mythology, Te Kauwae-a-Māui is the tip of the fishing hook that Māui used to pull up the North Island/Te Ika-a-Māui ('the fish of Māui')...

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