Story: Wairarapa region

Wairarapa region

Wairarapa occupies the south-east corner of the North Island. Its western boundary follows the highest ridge line of the Remutaka and Tararua ranges as far north as the Manawatū Gorge. The northern border runs east from the gorge to Cape Turnagain. Wairarapa is bordered by the coast to the south and east.

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Ben Schrader, 'Wairarapa region - Boundaries and identity', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 July 2024)

Story by Ben Schrader, updated 1 Mar 2017