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New Zealand Shags Cormorants, Phalacrocoracidae NZ Bird Species

Types of New Zealand Cormorants species of NZ Shags, facts, conservation and survival in the wild. Find native species of shag birds in New Zealand

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Nelson Lakes National Park, South Island, New Zealand

Nelson Lakes National Park NZ attractions. Lake Rotoiti, Lake Rotoroa, mountains, forests, streams, walking tracks, huts, nature conservation project

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Paparoa National Park, Pancake Rocks, Punakaiki, New Zealand

Paparoa New Zealand Pancake Rocks, limestone cliffs, blow holes, walks, caves, streams, West coast, Punakaiki NZ. Activities, accommodation

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Otago New Zealand | Central, South Island Region NZ

Otago attractions and places to visit, Queenstown, Dunedin, Cromwell, Alexandra, Oamaru, Palmerston, Arrowtown, Wanaka, Moeraki, and the Catlins

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Little Penguin korora - Little Blue Penguins New Zealand - Eudyptula minor

Smallest blue penguins in the world, native New Zealand rare Little Penguin / korora species. Little penguin facts about world’s smallest penguins. Eudyptula minor, nationally declining, endangered

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Oamaru Things to Do, Whitestone City, Waitaki, Otago, New Zealand

Oamaru must-do blue penguin colony, Victorian Precinct, Steampunk HQ NZ, Victorian Heritage celebrations, limestone architecture, stone buildings, stunning coast

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New Zealand National Parks List and Map

National Parks in New Zealand, North Island and South Island, attractions, activities, walks, wildlife, mountains, coasts

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New Zealand Ferries - Cook Straight Wellington Picton

New Zealand ferries, ferry crossing and tickets. North to South Island, Cook Straight NZ ferry crossing, Interislander, Bluebridge. Foveaux Strait, Stewart Island

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New Zealand Cities List - North Island and South Island Cities

Uniqueness of New Zealand cities listed, descriptions, capital city, largest and smallest NZ cities population, main cities and towns in New Zealand

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Porpoise Bay New Zealand, Catlins, Southland, South Island NZ

Wide sandy beach, surfing Hector’s Dolphins, Penguins, Seals, Sea Lions, birds, and fossils, are attractions to Porpoise Bay New Zealand

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Hector’s Dolphins New Zealand - Facts, Habitat, Population, Threats

Smallest marine dolphins in the world, Hectors Dolphins / papakanua, are unique to New Zealand and endangered

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New Zealand Animals and Wildlife to see in NZ

Unique New Zealand animals, lizards, frogs, fish, insects, crickets, bats, whales, seals, sea lions, dolphins, sharks, and bird life

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Wellington Picton Ferries New Zealand Bluebridge and Interislander Ferry

Cook Strait ferry services from Wellington (North Island) to Picton (South Island). Picton Harbour and Wellington Harbour terminals. All North Island to South Island ferries go through Queen Charlotte Sound, Marlborough Sounds New Zealand

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Abel Tasman National Park New Zealand South Island

Popular coastal Abel Tasman New Zealand National Park has a mild climate, golden sandy beaches, native wildlife, walking, hiking, kayaking, water taxis, geology, tours, accommodation, South Island NZ

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Mount Eden Auckland, New Zealand. Views over Auckland City

Mount Eden Auckland NZ, Mountain of the Whau tree. A volcanic cone in the Auckland City area that was used by Maori tribes as a fortified hill pa

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