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.