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Generations of Cantabrians have learnt about Christchurch’s role in World War II by visiting Awaroa/Godley Head.

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Today marks the 90th anniversary of the death of conservationist Richard Henry who pioneered moving endangered native birds to island sanctuaries, to save them from extinction, more than 120 years ago.

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As well as the Paparoa Track’s spectacular natural beauty, it also has a rich history. When you’re hiking or biking the track, keep an eye out for the following places and learn about the human story behind the landscape.

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