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The Hokitika Gorge has become one of the top must-see scenic attractions in Westland, but for such a popular and iconic tourist destination, little is known of its history.

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It’s been a few weeks now, since we got news of a rare rowi kiwi, Aroha who had wandered far from her lowland forest home, to a cliff face in the snowy mountains of South Westland.

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If you’re hiking or biking the Paparoa Track, keep your eyes open. And not just for the stunning views – many rare and wonderful native species live around the Paparoa Track.

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