Story: West Coast places

Whataroa – kōtuku town (3rd of 3)

Whataroa – kōtuku town

Tours to the kōtuku (white heron) sanctuary leave from Whataroa, and the bird features in symbolism around the town.

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Simon Nathan, 'West Coast places - Ross to Ōkārito', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 5 July 2022)

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