Traveling the Surf Highway is a great way to find your new favourite beach or surf break. Take some time to get out and explore! Plan your journey here: [ Taranaki.info Link ]
Whangamomona sure ain't no one horse town on Republic Day! Head on out this weekend, Sat 21st, from 10am for some old fashioned fun! Find out more: [ Taranaki.info Link ]

Pic by Kendal Pratt.
NZ actor Karlos reckons we have some of the best and coolest cafes in the world, like Escape Coffee Roasters and awesome events like Tropfest New Zealand. Where's your favourite brew made?
Congrats to everyone that took part in the inaugural The Good Home Taranaki Off-Road Half Marathon on the weekend! What a course, what a view!
The popular Taranaki Regional Gardens are fun to explore - and you never know what you might find! Download our Parks and Gardens guide and find a new favourite: [ Goo.gl Link ]
Log off, take a breath - go outside and play... there's so much to discover. Thanks for the pic Otaikokako Waka Ama Taranaki
We're lucky to have many amazing galleries dotted all over the region - like this one - Korver Molloy LTD which as a studio and garden sculpture walk. Discover them all - download our handy Museums and Galleries guide: [ Goo.gl Link ]
Te Rere O Noke from above. Quite impressive whatever the angle. Get out and explore the region this summer and see what you can find.
Thomas from Tb-photography is an award winning photographer and LOVES photographing this region. He thinks we should all get out and explore and share our pics with the world! Tag: #BestInTravel #Taranaki if you do!
Mmmm fresh strawberries, straight from Paradise Valley Berry Farm. What a great way to explore the region by getting out and finding all our local producers and farm gate road stalls.
It's back to work for many of us, but for others there's still plenty of summer holiday time to get out and explore! Find a new angle on a classic scene and share your pics with us!
We reckon a few of you have tried to get a selfie in front of the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery these holidays... share yours, we'd love to see them.
It's a busy summer and our events calendar is jam-packed! From WOMAD New Zealand, to AmeriCARna (Official), Wellington Phoenix FC and Nitro Circus and Naki 500 at the Methanex Aquatrack. Find out more here:
Local MC Dman Entertainment - Taranaki thinks this region is TU MEKE and he wants you to show it off to your visiting friends and whanau this summer!
Get out into nature. Explore the many, many amazing short and long walks all around the mountain. Download or read our handy walkers guide here: goo.gl/7zBAjp
Show off and be proud of Taranaki's status of being '#2 region in the WORLD to visit in 2017'- Lonely Planet. Head into a regional I-Site and pick up a bumper/window sticker for your car (free with purchase).
Taranaki surfing legend Paige F Hareb loves Surf Highway 45, our beaches and mountain, and reckons you should get out and about and experience all the region has to offer.
Aunty Helen was visiting the region for her summer holidays and took some time to discover the Forgotten World Highway and the iconic Whangamomona Hotel.
Happy New Year! Welcome 2017 in with some fun, chilled out good times at The Seaside Market, then swing past Breakwater Bay or head along the coastal walkway from one end to the other!

Pic by Mark Harris
There's plenty of unique and interesting things to discover in Taranaki - just visit our website for a packed what's on calendar, some handy guidebooks and lots and lots of inspiration: