Kahurangi National Park is the country’s second largest national park. It was established in 1996 and is 4520km2 in area. Its pristine forest remains a place where the presence of ancient Gondwanaland…
Limestone that started out on the ocean floor is responsible for most of the natural structures within Paparoa National Park, including the Pororari Gorge where dramatic cliffs and buffs tower above the river.
Image © Toni Almodóvar Escuder (left),
Matt Binns (right)