East Cape

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Journey to the start of a new day
At the far eastern tip of New Zealand's North Island, and one of the first places in the world to see the light of a new day, East Cape is a rugged and remote location that's off the radar for most visitors to the country. Despite the isolation, it's a journey well worth taking as NZ's Pacific Coast Highway winds through traditional Maori lands and around coastal bays and coves to the sleepy village of Te Araroa. From here, it's 30-minutes further east on winding, unsealed roads and the opportunity to walk 750 steps up to the windswept and solitary East Cape Lighthouse.
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