Story: King Country region

Hill country

Hill country

The King Country is a land of hills, ranges and valleys. The rugged terrain and sparsely populated settlements create a feeling of remoteness. This photograph was taken from Pomarangai Road, which runs through the Whareorino Forest near the west coast.

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Kerryn Pollock, 'King Country region - Landscape and climate', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 March 2023)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, updated 1 Mar 2015