Manawatu / Wanganui

Jill Malcolm shares her latest adventures and experiences from the road: this time staying at Kai Iwi Beach Holiday Park near Whanganui
Claire Smith steps back in time to a place of rainforests and abundant birdlife, silver-service Devonshire teas, and 1900s beauty and simplicity
A return visit to Whanganui gives MCD editor Claire Smith much to delight in: parks aplenty, riverside beauty, artworks at every turn – and the best cinnamon scrolls ever
A closed railway line, a helicopter flight, a bridge to nowhere, a thrilling jet boat ride and an overnight stay in a remote historic hotel… NZMCD revel in two days on the Forgotten World Adventures tour