newdicks beach

A golden sand beach with interesting rock formations in Maketu.
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untouched rocky shoreline

A short gravel drive to the carpark where there is access onto a long golden sand beach with really interesting rock formations and great sunrises. You need permission to access the beach from the family at the start of the entry road.

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Western BOP Council – Narda

location & distance

One of the great things about filming in the Bay of Plenty is the close proximity to New Zealand cities and rural townships.  Even when you are enjoying our spectacular rural filming locations you still have access to major infrastructure and amenities nearby.

Auckland CBD

272 Kilometres | 3 Hours, 23 Minutes

Tauranga CBD

58 Kilometres | 55 Minutes

Rotorua CBD

58 Kilometres | 55 Minutes

Whakatane CBD

64 Kilometres | 50 Minutes

Taupo CBD

135 Kilometres | 1 Hour, 48 Minutes