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Nīkau Cave

Nīkau Cave

Nīkau Cave at Waikāretu, 49 kilometres south of Tūākau, is 1 kilometre long and features beautiful pillars, stalactites and stalagmites. It is the most dramatic of a number of limestone formations in the area.

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New Zealand Herald
Reference: 18 October 2005
Photograph by Amos Chapple

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Waikato places - Waikato Heads to Meremere', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/27271/nikau-cave (accessed 17 February 2019)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, updated 11 Jun 2015