Aoraki Mount Cook is the outcome of the Pacific and Indo-Australian plates colliding for many millions of years. The tallest mountain in New Zealand – rising 3764m almost directly out of the sea…
Since early human arrival to New Zealand people have hunted the titi. This seabird is also known as the sooty shearwater or muttonbird. Maori continue to have legal rights to harvest titi in Rakiura. Traditionally the birds were preserved in kelp bags.
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