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On the North Island's west coast lies a little-known paradise that is South Taranaki.
Great place to explore
Whether you want to escape for a holiday, attend one of the region’s exciting festivals, go fishing, tramping, skiing, shopping or anything in between, South Taranaki offers it all. Its stunning natural environment, rugged coastline and grown-up urban attitude mean that once here, everything is on your doorstep – you can be on the mountain in the morning, the beach in the afternoon and dining out in any one of our top-class cafes or restaurants in the evening.
Even better place to live
Rich in cultural heritage and history, South Taranaki is made up of many communities, and offers a diverse range of activities, sports and entertainment. It is quickly becoming known as the place to live with its natural beauty, friendly people and uncrowded lifestyle.
South Taranaki is a great place to raise a family. Safe, caring communities, first class facilities, a feast of outdoor activities - no school zoning means you can choose the school best for your child whether small and rural or larger and urban.
Our high-speed broadband connection means you’ll always be connected to your markets around the country and the rest of the world.
International and national business is conducted from here; the region offers its residents a lifestyle choice – all the mod cons of the city, without the hustle and bustle.
How to get here:
South Taranaki is easily accessible by driving an hour from either New Plymouth or Whanganui airports. Or take a scenic drive just 3.5 hours from Wellington on State Highway 3, or 4.5 hours from Auckland - let the stunning Mount Taranaki be your guide once you reach our beautiful region.