These 2 areas are often overlooked, as it's 'out of the way' . But there is a lot to see and do, and definitely worth a visit.

Have a look a their official websites, and go there on your next holiday.

Taranaki

http://www.newzealand.com/int/taranak... 

Wanganui

Wanganui ~ Tourism NZ

Here is a link to another TA Taranaki related topic : New Plymouth

https://www.tripadvisor.com.au/Travel...