The bay that has an appettite for glasses. Last time we were here, Emsi lost his favorite (and only) pair of glasses in the smashing waves (and never saw them again). We then had to go straight to Auckland for contact lenses (which was kind of a stunt). Today the surf was calm and easy, almost no waves at all (we didn’t try the swim though).
There seems to be no consensus about the name of the beach (on the board at DOC board at Cape Reinga it says “Tapotupotu Bay”, on the board directly at the bay, “Taputapua Bay”. So, at least it’s not only me getting all confused with this Maori names :)