Story: Marlborough places

Te Aumiti (French Pass) (1st of 3)

Te Aumiti (French Pass)

Te Aumiti (French Pass) separates Rangitoto ki te Tonga (D’Urville Island) from the mainland. Tidal flows from Tasman Bay (off to the left) and Admiralty Bay (right) collide in Current Basin (left) at high tide.

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How to cite this page:

Malcolm McKinnon, 'Marlborough places - Western Sounds', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/31813/te-aumiti-french-pass (accessed 21 June 2019)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 18 Jun 2015