Manawatu Off The Beaten Track
Manawatu has fascinating areas Off the Beaten Track for the intrepid traveller to explore. Off the beaten track you will discover some of New Zealand's most beautiful, untouched and rugged areas. See why New Zealand is renowned as an outdoor paradise when you step away from the crowds and into the rugged beauty of what Manawatu's off track areas have to offer. more
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The Rangitikei region is in the middle of the North Island of New Zealand - its gateway town, Taihape, can be found on State Highway 1. You'll know you are there when you see the giant gumboot – the town's icon. (A gumboot is also known as a Wellington or rubber boot).
If summer means sunshine, sands and sunsets to you, then take a trip to the peaceful, quiet and sandy expanses of Himatangi Beach. Located in the Manawatu district in the North Island - about 30 minutes drive west from the city of Palmerston North - this west coast beach is home to New Zealand's largest sand dunes.
Making the journey to Southern Star Abbey Kopua is definitely a step off the well-trodden paths taken by other tourists and travellers in New Zealand. However, this journey should really only be considered by those travellers (from New Zealand and from overseas) on the path of seeking God and wishing to get closer to God.
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