Location: West Coast

Kahurangi National Park, Paparoa National Park, Westland Tai Poutini National Park

  • A close-encounter with the blue ice of Brewster Glacier
  • Sunrise on the West Coast near 17 Mile beach
  • The Southern Alps at sunrise; the Fox River and the West Coast can be seen on the horizon
  • The wild expanse of Gillespies Beach, located in South-Westland near the township of Fox Glacier
  • Looking south towards Jacksons Bay, with the impressive Okuru Lagoon sweeping along the coastline
  • Early morning mist clings to the forest near Haast Pass, South Westland
  • Golden light illuminates Fox Glacier / Te Moeka o Tuawe as the sun sets over the Tasman Sea
  • State Highway 6 weaves along the narrow strip between the Tasman Sea and Paparoa National Park
  • A storm approaches the West Coast (captured just to the north of Punakaiki)
  • Scott's Beach is around 1 hour walk into the Heaphy Track from the Kohaihai road end
  • The day draws to an end on the West Coast, near Karamea
  • The road to Kohaihai, near Karamea on the northern West Coast of the South Island
  • Which way is up?  A beautifully still and crisp winter's morning at Lake Matheson, Westland Tai Poutini National Park.
  • Named after it's distance from Greymouth, 13 Mile is probably best known for the Motukiekie Rocks, but there's way more on offer than that.
  • At 96 m high, Thunder Creek Falls is an easy 5 minute walk from the main road (State Highway 6) near Haast Pass.
  • A remnant of the last ice age, Lake Mapourika is located just to the north of Franz Josef.
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