Kōrero: Mountains

Mt Owen

Mt Owen

At 1,875 metres, Mt Owen is the highest mountain in the north-west of the South Island. One of the few New Zealand mountains made of marble, it has unusual erosion features which provided one of many dramatic settings for the film trilogy The lord of the rings.

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Photograph by Shaun Barnett

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Andy Dennis, 'Mountains - South Island mountains', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/14302/mt-owen (accessed 20 August 2022)

He kōrero nā Andy Dennis, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Feb 2017