Jess is a Wanderer at Mangawhai Clifftops

Mangawahai Beach is a beautiful spot that’s perfect for water-sports, sunbathing or hiking. There are plenty of trails offering perfect viewpoints or longer, more challenging, treks across the clifftops. I did the Mangawhai Clifftops route which is about 3.5km one way. You can carry on another 2km and down about 200 steps and then walk […]

Jess is a Wanderer at Te Mata Peak

Jess is a Wanderer headed out in search of Te Mata Peak whilst visiting Hawke’s Bay. Te Mata Park offers a variety of different walking trails around ‘the sleeping giant’ as the name translates. There are different colours ranging in difficulty and length. I somehow managed to do the red, blue and yellow trails – […]

Jess is a Wanderer at the Rodeo

Jess is a Wanderer was driving along New Zealand’s coast when signs advertised the rodeo at Opotoki. $20 later and cowboys were flying off bulls and horses like nothing I’d ever seen! There have been protests about cruelty to animals regarding the rodeo but the announcer informed us that things were all above board… I don’t know […]