From fantastic museums to the great outdoors, Taranaki has plenty to entertain children writes Alexia Santamaria

Taranaki is one of my favourite regions for a family holiday. With that mountain as the ever-present backdrop (there are really few North Island sights better than a snow-capped Mt Taranaki on a blue cloudless day), it's an area of immense beauty. But it also ticks all the boxes when it comes to things to see, do and eat, and, every time we leave, our kids can't wait to get back. Here's a quick round-up of some of my picks for family fun in