Story: East Coast region

Sunrise on Hikurangi

Sunrise on Hikurangi

The summit of Hikurangi (1,752 m), the highest peak on the coast and the sacred mountain of Ngāti Porou, catches the sun before lower locations. This photo was taken on a winter morning from the ranges south-west of Hikurangi.

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Monty Soutar, 'East Coast region - Overview', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 April 2024)

Story by Monty Soutar, updated 1 Mar 2015