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The Coromandel Peninsula is on the North Island of New Zealand. This is an area where a lot of people like to go to take some fresh air and relax. There is a part of Coromandel Penisula that is rugged, forested and hilly, great to relax with friends and family. By clear weather the peninsula is easily visible from Auckland, the largest city of New Zealand. The area is mostly covered of a subtropical rainforest and is quite hilly which attract a large number of ecotourists. The peninsula has only five towns that have a population of over one thousand; they are Thames, Whangamata, Tairu, Coromandel and Whitianga. Most of the New Zealanders, mostly those living in Auckland like to go to the peninsula to relax, some of them have holiday houses in this area. During the holiday period Coromandel Peninsula is a quite busy area with tourists visiting and New Zealanders coming to relax with their friends and family. For those who live in this area, it is a completely different life from the big cities. They usually have a more tradition life. When you visit this place you will discover that the residents are quite different from those living in big cities. In the past this area was known for gold mining and kauri industries, it was also the main source of living at this time. Nowadays the region lives from tourism and agriculture.



Coromandel Peninsula




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