Hidden Gems

Situated in the Greta Valley, Motunau Beach is a fossicker’s dream. A quiet farming community, Motunau Beach becomes the perfect getaway for those seeking exceptional fishing and diving, and an abundance of sun and spaciousness in summer.

Another much loved spot is Gore Bay. It’s a small beach township adored by locals for its surf and rugged shoreline. With limited cell phone reception and no shops, Gore Bay is all about the good life and soaking up the fresh beach air. If you travel just a short way up the hill from the beach, you’ll find the Cathedral Cliffs – surely one of New Zealand’s most humble tourist attractions.

A short drive out of Cheviot, which offers a range of food delights and artistic work, you’ll see an understated sign for St Anne’s Lagoon, a great picnic spot. Park up, pull out the camera, get snapping, and then kick back and enjoy the tranquillity.

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Iron Ridge Quarry & Sculpture Park

Iron Ridge Quarry Sculpture Park is set in the stunning North Canterbury landscape overlooking the Waipara River Valley. Many artworks both large and small are on display throughout the park.
A magical place, full of intrigue and beauty and fun for the whole family.

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