Raglan is a quaint little surfing town located just an hour west of Hamilton, New Zealand. In addition to great surfing, there are lots of unique shops and restaurants. It is a relaxed town and you can tell by the people that live there. Raglan also has a good music scene with its fair share of reggae bands coming through on a regular basis.
Pirongia is a neat village located south of Hamilton in the Waikato region on the North Island.
The landscape around Pirongia (once the military village of Alexandra) is dominated by the …