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Destination – PĀPĀMOA BEACH

The beauty of having 125km of coastline (seriously, so much beach) means there is an abundance of white sandy beaches in the Coastal Bay of Plenty. Pāpāmoa Beach is located just down the coast from Mount Maunganui and is a destination in itself.

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The beauty of having 125km of coastline (seriously, so much beach) means there is an abundance of white sandy beaches in the Coastal Bay of Plenty. Pāpāmoa Beach is located just down the coast from Mount Maunganui and is a destination in itself.

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Destination – Mount Maunganui

Mount Maunganui is a holiday paradise - you can surf, swim, play golf, shop, dine or simply relax and soak up the atmosphere. There’s no pressure here, just take your time to enjoy the pace of life you want.

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Mount Maunganui is a holiday paradise - you can surf, swim, play golf, shop, dine or simply relax and soak up the atmosphere. There’s no pressure here, just take your time to enjoy the pace of life you want.

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Destination - Waihi Beach

Waihi Beach is on one of New Zealand's safest surf beaches and home to a bustling and friendly beachside community. Numerous walking and cycle tracks showcase some of the very best country in the Bay of Plenty.

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Waihi Beach is on one of New Zealand's safest surf beaches and home to a bustling and friendly beachside community. Numerous walking and cycle tracks showcase some of the very best country in the Bay of Plenty.

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The best beaches in the Bay

This year Mount Maunganui Main Beach was voted the best beach in New Zealand for the sixth consecutive time and the fourth best beach in the South Pacific by TripAdvisor.

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This year Mount Maunganui Main Beach was voted the best beach in New Zealand for the sixth consecutive time and the fourth best beach in the South Pacific by TripAdvisor.

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