Kōrero: East Coast places

Hikurangi from the road

Hikurangi from the road

Hikurangi (1,752 m) is a mountain of immense importance to Ngāti Porou and indeed to all the population of the Waiapu valley. It is seen here from State Highway 35, just south of Ruatōria.

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Monty Soutar, 'East Coast places - Waiapu River valley', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/33491/hikurangi-from-the-road (accessed 13 November 2019)

Story by Monty Soutar, updated 1 Mar 2015