Kōrero: Canterbury places

Cave Rock

Cave Rock

Cave Rock is an unusual volcanic formation on Sumner Beach. For many years it has provided a playground for Christchurch children visiting the beach. Māori call the rock Tuawera, and say that it represents the carcass of a legendary whale washed up on the beach.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Jock Phillips

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John Wilson, 'Canterbury places - The Port Hills', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/10224/cave-rock (accessed 14 December 2019)

He kōrero nā John Wilson, reviewed & revised 6 Jul 2015, updated 17 Aug 2015