Kōrero: Southland region

Tākitimu Mountains

Tākitimu Mountains

The Tākitimu Mountains are the most prominent range in Southland. Regarded by Māori as the upturned hull of the Tākitimu canoe, the mountains are always snow-capped in winter and can be seen from most parts of the Southland plains. Spence Peak (1,634 metres) is the highest summit.

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David Grant, 'Southland region - Early settlement', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/20098/takitimu-mountains (accessed 20 May 2022)

He kōrero nā David Grant, updated 1 May 2015