Stay with Us: Whakatāne given six hours to show itself off as vacation hotspot

Source: Seven Sharp

When was the last time you planned your Kiwi summer holiday by throwing a dart at a map of New Zealand?

Everyone knows the appeal of places like the Coromandel, the Marlborough Sounds and the former hell-hole of the Pacific Kororareka (Russell).

But what about the less touristy towns?

Well, we've been getting some locals to show us around.

In the first of a new series Lucas De Jong spends six hours in Whakatāne.