This video is part of the Meet the Locals series that was originally shown on TVNZ.
View the Rangitoto getaway video
(4 minute clip on YouTube)
Emerging from the sea just 600 years ago, pest-free Rangitoto Island is the youngest volcano in New Zealand. An Auckland icon and deeply enriched with history, it's long been a favourite day trip for walkers, and a much loved boating destination.