Congratulations, you're off on your North island self drive roadtrip adventure.
Most likely you'll start in Auckland having rented a campervan, or in Wellington after crossing Cook Strait on one of the interislander ferries from the South Island
We've tried to make it easy for you to get the most of your North Island tour by breaking up the routes, so you can mix and match.
Some of the routes are written starting in Auckland and others in a northward direction from Wellington. The features are still the same whatever way you drive it (other than being on the opposite side of the road).
Each of the linked pages has information on:
These are just some ideas to help you get the most from your trip.