Taranaki is a rural region, known for its iconic maunga (mountain), that's visible from every angle
- On the East Coast of North Island
- New Plymouth 30,000 people
- Known for its surf and rugged coast
- Smaller regional hospitals and clinics
- Domestic airports
Out on its own, covering the eastern tip of the central North Island, you cannot miss it’s mountain (maunga), Taranaki towering above the rich fertile landscape.