Story: Marlborough places

Kaikōura and mountains

Kaikōura and mountains

Kaikōura town has a dramatic setting on an often wild ocean. It sits at the foot of the Seaward Kaikōura Range, which has more than half a dozen peaks over 2,000 metres. In this image the town is in the middle distance, with South Bay in the foreground.

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GNS Science
Reference: 23984/22
Photograph by Lloyd Homer

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Marlborough places - Kaikōura coast', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/31873/kaikoura-and-mountains (accessed 21 November 2017)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 18 Jun 2015