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Discover New Zealand – one of the world’s exciting surfing destinations. DANNY : DE HEK has compiled this guide to New Zealand’s best surf breaks to help you enjoy our surfing playground to the max.

Surfing Locations, Northland West Coast, Northland East Coast, Auckland West Coast, Waikato, Coromandel Peninsula, Great Barrier Island, Bay of Plenty, Gisborne, Mahia Peninsula, Hawke’s Bay, Taranaki, Wairarapa, Wellington West Coast, Kaikoura, Canterbury, Otago Peninsula, The Catlins Coast and The West Coast.

Bay of Plenty

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Surf travellers looking for the ideal beach to ride fabulous waves often head for the Bay of Plenty. This broad bountiful bay was well named by its discoverer Captain Cook.

Great Barrier Island

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o get amongst some of the best surf on New Zealand’s east coast you will need to go overseas - that is by plane or fast ferry to 'The Barrier'. This eastern bulwark protects the Hauraki Gulf and is a haven for outdoor lovers and alternative lifestylers.

Coromandel Peninsula

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You’ll be seriously stoked with the neat waves and the party atmosphere on Coromandel’s east coast beaches. This is ‘must-see’ country for any ‘surfari’ tour of the North Island, especially its acclaimed ‘Capital’ Whangamata.

Waikato

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Don’t miss the hottest surfing mecca in this part of the planet, which is based on the laid-back town of Raglan (48 kms west of Hamilton).

Auckland West Coast

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The City of Sails is spoiled for choice surf locations, with two coasts and several northern beaches just an hours drive from downtown. Big city surfers, from the greenest grommets to the craziest enchiladas, head west, to ride every wild, whipped-up wave from Whatipu to Muriwai.

Northland East Coast

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Are you seeking magic, golden summer days on quiet sheltered beaches, washed by warm clear water? Northland’s east coast is deeply indented with a thousand inlets, bays and sandy coves.

Northland West Coast

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Head north in search of New Zealand’s sensational surf and discover the wild, desolate black sand beaches of the ‘Winterless North’. Get amongst the big west coast swells powering in from the Tasman Sea - endless lines of rollers stacked to the horizon.

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