Kauri, the giant trees fell long ago and were buried in peat swamps all around the area.
Removed from the ground, the wood, including huge stumps are made into everything from small items, such as clocks, to large items, such as stairways.
What to pay: Depneding on the size of the item, you can find pieces for a few dollars to thoughsands of dollars.
Favorite thing: Awanui is situated at the junction where state highway 10 joins state highway 1, just north of Kaitaia and on the way to to Cape Reinga.Related to:
- Road Trip