Waiau Falls

Waiau Falls was a small (maybe 5-10m) but picturesque waterfall with a plunge pool that seemed to attract quite a few people here during our warm, sunny day visit to Whitianga in January…

Owharoa Falls

Owharoa Falls was an attractive waterfall that had quite a bit of what Julie likes to say “character” to it. Not only did this waterfall possess a fair-sized drop at around 10-15m or so, but it…

Omaru Falls

Omaru Falls was a waterfall that snuck up on us. It all started during our first visit to New Zealand in November 2004 when we were driving from Whakapapa Village to Hamilton along the SH4…

Marokopa Falls

Marokopa Falls was Julie’s kind of waterfall as it featured a satisfyingly classic block shape with a reported height of 30-35m. For us it was a no-brainer to make the extra drive west of the…

Bridal Veil Falls

Bridal Veil Falls was one of the more picturesque waterfalls we had seen in the North Island. This particular waterfall was located near the surfing town of Raglan. What made the falls stand out…

Huka Falls

Huka Falls was a waterfall that we thought packed quite a punch for something lacked in size. Despite the Waikato River dropping a modest 9-11m, Julie and I felt that the falls more than made up…

Wairere Falls

Wairere Falls was probably one of my favourite North Island waterfalls. The falls made two dramatic leaps that we could see even from the Old Te Aroha Rd several kilometres away. We were able to…

Wentworth Falls

Wentworth Falls (also called Wentworth Valley Falls) was one of the taller I happened to encounter while touring the Coromandel area. It was said to be 50m tall, which was comprised of two angled…