North Island NZ Road Trip: Rotorua to Napier

After finishing up my visit in Rotorua, I decided to drive to Napier, a city on the east coast of the North Island known for its wines and art deco architecture, which was part of the city’s reconstruction after the devastating 1931 earthquake which almost completely leveled the city.  I had considered doing the Tongarairo Alpine Crossing, but the weather forecast wasn’t great and I … Continue reading North Island NZ Road Trip: Rotorua to Napier