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Coromandel Peninsula

Listed under Coastlines in North Island, New Zealand.

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The Coromandel Peninsula lies in the North Island of New Zealand. It is part of the Waikato region of New Zealand and extends 85 kilometres north from the western end of the Bay of Plenty, forming a natural barrier to protect the Hauraki Gulf and the Firth of Thames in the west from the Pacific Ocean to the east.'

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“Driving Creek Railway: A Different Kind of Train”

With 16,000kms of Australia’s rail lines under my (slightly maniacal) rail-enthusiastic belt, I recently conquered the formidable train infrastructure on New Zealand’s Coromandel peninsula: all 2.6kms of it. But this 2.6km train journey has … Read more...

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“Fay Weldon's heaven on earth”

By Fay Weldon for The Telegraph First Published 5th Oct 2009 My favourite destination in the world will always be Coromandel in New Zealand, on North Island's Coromandel Peninsula. There I can go back to my golden age and find very little changed: it i… Read more...

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