Road Trip to Taranaki.
The European settlers named it Mt Egmont, but the local Maori had named it Taranaki. These days we revert to the correct name Taranaki.
This is in fact the second highest volcano in the country at...
This region was called after Mt Taranaki (or Mt Egmont). New Plymouth is the biggest city around. Mt Taranaki is 2518 m high and has been dormant for 350 years.
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Mt Taranaki/Egmont is visible from pretty much anywhere in the region and is the first thing that most NZers will think of when they hear the name Taranaki.
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