is the name of a region of and a city in New Zealand
. Besides its reputation as a great region to visit for the holidays, it also boasts being the first city in the world to greet the sun each day. The city, which maintains a rural beauty, has a a tight-knit community that welcomes visitors with open arms, and its residents are happy to share the wealth of culture on offer. It also offers a unique laid-back lifestyle with excellent educational training courses and employment in agriculture, horticulture, farming and forestry.