Story: King Country places

National Park railway station, 2006

National Park railway station, 2006

National Park and its railway station were originally called Waimarino, but the current name was adopted in 1926 because of the close association with the Tongariro National Park and the existence of other places called Waimarino. In 2011 the Auckland–Wellington Overlander train stopped at National Park for a lunch break between 12.50 and 1.20 p.m.

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Kerryn Pollock, 'King Country places - National Park', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 May 2022)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, updated 1 Mar 2015