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Other Coastlines - Bream Bay
Written by Diana Clement, The New Zealand Herald   
Sunday, 07 February 2010

For most kiwis the words "Bream Head" are usually followed by Cape Colville and the weather forecast. Surprisingly, few visit this landmark - a towering ancient volcano, guarding the entrance to Whangarei Harbour. Most holidaymakers head straight through Whangarei to the Bay of Islands or Tutukaka coast.

Take a right turn in the centre of Whangarei, head south east and in 30 minutes you're in an area almost forgotten by the excessive coastal development of recent years.

The area would have remained off my radar had local teacher Claire Pearson not had the dream to launch and market Bream Head Coast Walks. Pearson realised that her place - a lifestyle block on the lower slopes of Mt Manaia, looking out over Bream Head (Te Whara) - would be an ideal retreat for trampers looking for some luxury.

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