STAY – Perfect spot in Kaiteriteri

Tucked away in Kaiteriteri, right on the doorstep of Abel Tasman National Park, is this little oasis – and ‘oasis’ is the best word to describe Wall Street Accommodation’s compact studio apartment because in the garden outside your door is the most beautiful natural pool that guests are welcome to use during their stay. A little…

CHILL – Paddle boarding on a hot afternoon at Grossi

A hot, hot day in late summer and the tide is just right for a late afternoon paddle board in the sheltered waters at Grossi. Grossi Point is a favourite with families as the tiny beach is very shallow and the kids can play happily without coming to any harm, plenty of grown-ups bobbing about in…

CHILL – Relax in Mapua

Stay cool and chill out in Mapua with a walk from Grossi Point (at the end of Tahi Street) round the beach at low and mid tide to the village (or the other way of course!). A favourite with dog walkers as the low tide delivers lots of good sniffs to the tideline. Or, if you get…

OUTDOOR – Hire a bike from Wheelie Fantastic, Mapua Wharf

Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire & Tours are in the new retails spaces at Mapua Wharf – on the corner as you approach the Wharf. Run by two locals with extensive knowledge of the area and the cycling opportunities it offers. Hire a bike for the day or for a week if you like – and…