Te Henga (Bethells Beach), Karekare, and Mercer Bay

More of the wild shoreline west of Auckland, New Zealand

First published 6 January, 2022, on a-maverick.com

JUST AFTER New Year’s Day, 2022, I went out to Te Henga (Bethells Beach) to look at the sunset, and then the next night to Karekare Beach, a bit further south, to do the same.

Te Henga, which a lot of people still call Bethells though the Māori name was officially given prominence as far back as 1976, is one of the three most popular beaches on…

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Mary Jane Walker

Mary Jane Walker

Traveller, journalist, author of 18 books and of 300 blog posts on Medium and on my website a-maverick.com.