15 Dec 2022

What's up for visitors in Republic of Whangamomona

From First Up, 5:33 am on 15 December 2022

We continue our tour of parts of the country that you could do worse than visiting this summer. Next we're in Whangamomona east of New Plymouth in the central North Island. Or as some locals would have it, the Republic of Whangamomona. Local woman Gaylene Coplestone explained to Anna Thomas how the town got this mantle.