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12 days in North Island NZ with 9 month old - driving itinerary

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Hello,
My husband and 9 month old baby will be spending 12 days in North Island (April 28 - May 10). We will not be able to do any extreme sports or hardcore hiking with the baby. We enjoy beaches, wines, fishing, light hiking. This is our itinerary as of now - we would LOVE some feedback (we will have a car).

April 28 – land in auck in AM
- hotel in Auck

April 29 – depart Auckland for rotorua (3 hrs) arrive in pm
- hotel in Rotorua

April 30 – ½ day in rotorua and drive to Tauranga, Bay Of Plenty
- hotel in Tauranga

May 1 – Tauranga
- hotel in Tauranga

May 2 – drive to lake Taupo (is this worth it? What would we do?)
- hotel in Taupo

May 3 – drive to hawkes bay
- hotel in ...?

May 4 – hawkes bay
- hotel in...?

May 5 – drive to bay of islands (where to get hotel? Russell?)
- hotel in...?

May 6 – bay of islands
- hotel in...?

May 7 – bay of islands
- hotel in...?

May 8 –drive to Auck - Waiheke Island
- hotel in Waiheke Island?

May 9 – Waiheke Island?
- hotel in Waiheke Island?

May 10 - depart


Is it worth it go to waiheke island?

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