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Recommended conservation land use of the west coast region, South Island, New Zealand

R. C. Prickett

Recommended conservation land use of the west coast region, South Island, New Zealand

by R. C. Prickett

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Published by Water and Soil Division, Ministry of Works for the National Water and Soil Conservation Organisation in Christchurch .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Zealand,
  • South Island.
    • Subjects:
    • Physical geography -- New Zealand -- South Island.,
    • Land use -- New Zealand -- South Island.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [48]

      Statementby R. C. Prickett and T. N. O"Byrne.
      SeriesLand use capability survey. Bulletin, 4
      ContributionsO"Byrne, T. N., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGB384.S68 P74
      The Physical Object
      Pagination53 p.
      Number of Pages53
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5239576M
      LC Control Number75310708

      Hurunui Jacks, on the wild South Island West Coast, is set on 30 acres of rural land, surrounded by a rainbow-trout filled lake, lush forest and the songs of native New Zealand birds. This glamping site is not far from the historic gold-mining town of Hokitika and the West Coast Wilderness cycle trail. Canopy Camping Escapes. Poronui Safari. As the land of adventure and breathtaking landscapes, admiring New Zealand from up high is a MUST on your things to do in South Island! Sky diving: Dive with highly-trained tandem skydiving instructors and free fall from thousands of feet in the air — it’s sure to be an experience that will leave you speechless (and you’ll even get to go.

      #14 Best Value of 14 Beach Resorts in New Zealand “ Lovely apartment contains all you need, large clean and beautiful, in pretty gardens, lovely beach down the track and. ” “ Had a nice view of the ocean, looking down the beach. Plan your land based trip into the New Zealand outdoors. Enter some basic information then receive alerts, forecasts and resources relevant to the activity you're doing. Stay in a hut. DOC manages a network of over huts of all shapes and sizes.

      Fish & Game New Zealand reproduces the regulations contained in the Notice in the form of North and South Island booklets as free guides for anglers. Anglers should ensure they obtain a booklet when they purchase a fishing licence. The regulations printed in the guide booklets are subject to the Minister of Conservation’s approval.   The South Island is just special in a different way. Let's bring on the mountains, the lakes, the awesome hikes and the amazing scenery of this part of New Zealand. 7. Christchurch to Queenstown. The New Zealand’s South Island is characterised by its dramatic mountains, its giant lakes and its never-ending maze of hiking trails and nature walks.


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Recommended conservation land use of the west coast region, South Island, New Zealand by R. C. Prickett Download PDF EPUB FB2

The West Coast (Māori: Te Tai Poutini) is a region of New Zealand on the west coast of the South Island that is administered by the West Coast Regional comprises the territorial authorities of Buller District, Grey District and Westland principal towns are Westport, Greymouth, and region is one of the more remote and most sparsely populated areas of the Constituent territorial authorities: List, Buller.

The West Coast of the South Island offers a variety of experiences including glacier walks, jet boating and kayaking.

Discover the best places to visit on the West Coast of New Zealand. The West Coast wilderness is a must-visit location for more than just glaciers.

In this blog we cover some of the awesome spots in this untamed West Coast wilderness surrounding Franz Josef Glacier. Volunteer on the West Coast. Get involved with DOC volunteer activities in the West Coast region. West Coast conservation groups.

Southland (Māori: Murihiku) is New Zealand's southernmost consists mainly of the southwestern portion of the South Island and Stewart Island/ includes Southland District, Gore District and the city of region covers over million hectares and spans over 3, km of : South Island.

Lining the west coast of New Zealand’s South Island, the Westland Temperate Forest ecoregion is one of the best examples in the world of a dynamic mountain landscape. Two of the earth’s crustal plates, the Pacific and the Indo-Australian, collide here.

The Southern Alps rise abruptly from the. The West Coast region, on New Zealand's west coast of South Island is a wild place of rivers and rainforests, glaciers and geological treasures. Enjoy coastal scenery and glaciers or explore natural rivers and mountains on the West Coast.

From far in the tropical north to the truly wild deep south, from lush native forests to black sandy beaches, from mellow and meandering to ruggedly invigorating, these little hikes are now rated by the Department of Conservation (DOC) as some of the best short walks in New Zealand.

Before heading off on any walk or hike in New Zealand, even a short one, make sure you check the weather. New Zealand is divided into sixteen regions (Māori: Ngā takiwā) for local government purposes. Eleven are administered by regional councils (the top tier of local government), and five are administered by unitary authorities, which are territorial authorities (the second tier of local government) that also perform the functions of regional councils.

The overland rail route between Greymouth and Christchurch is one of the highlights of the west coast. This engineering marvel plunges through endless tunnels (the Otira is the longest in New Zealand) and past defunct coal villages, plunging harrowing gorges, incredible scenery and jaw-dropping viaducts.

Along the western edge of the South Island lies a narrow strip of land wedged between the Tasman Sea and Southern Alps. This area, the mighty West Coast, gets more rain than any other part of New Zealand and to the delight of anglers, it's home to many large rivers.

West Coast cycling trails. The South Island’s remote West Coast region lays claim to some of the best mountain biking in New Zealand. In the Oparara Valley - a wilderness conservation area north of Karamea - a major community effort has opened 15km of old.

New Zealand's North Island, like the South, is filled with different things to do outside. Waitomo is a small town that has been made famous for its Glowworm Caves. One of New Zealand’s best natural attractions, you can take a boat ride through the glowworm grotto and marvel this landscape 30 million years in the making.

Barry Rooney, owner of The Gold Room in Hokitika, New Zealand, with local West Coast nuggets. Photograph: Eleanor Ainge Roy/The Guardian Owner Barry Rooney, a. The Milford Sounds are actually fjords at the west coast of New Zealand’s south island. The nature and the scenery in the Milford Sounds is incredible and you should definitely take your time and explore this almost magical place.

We drove all the way from Queenstown to Milford Sounds which takes about 4 hours. The West Coast (Māori: Te Tai Poutini) is a region of New Zealand on the west coast of the South Island that is administered by the West Coast Regional comprises the territorial authorities of Buller District, Grey District and Westland principal towns are Westport, Greymouth, and region is one of the more remote and most sparsely populated areas of the.

Fiordland, on New Zealand's South Island, is home to the spectacular Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound. Stay in Te Anua or Manapouri to explore the breathtaking treasures. New Zealand consists of many islands, estimated around six hundred, mainly remnants of a larger land mass now beneath the sea.

The following is a list of islands of New Zealand. Each of the two larger main islands – where most of the population lives – has two official names, in English and in the Māori are the North Island or Te Ika-a-Māui, and the South Island or Te. If you’re a keen angler, we can land you in some of the best trout fishing spots in New Zealand’s South Island, or you could spend a morning or evening heli-fishing some of our remote beaches.

For hunters, the West Coast of the South Island is renowned for its abundance of Himalayan Tahr, Red Deer, and Chamois and the best access into the. Over 20 percent of New Zealand is covered in national parks, forest areas and reserves - and these are the best places to observe our native flora and fauna.

Our mainland also has two World Heritage Areas - Tongariro in the Central North Island and Te Wahipounamu in the south-west of the South Island. Coordinates. New Zealand (Māori: Aotearoa [aɔˈtɛaɾɔa]) is an island country in the southwestern Pacific comprises two main landmasses—the North Island (Te Ika-a-Māui) and the South Island (Te Waipounamu)—and around smaller islands, covering a total area ofsquare kilometres (, sq mi).New Zealand is about 2, kilometres (1, mi) east of Australia across.

Standard campsites – Limited range of amenities including a pit or composting toilet, a water supply and some may have cold showers, barbeque and rubbish facilities.

These campsites generally cannot be booked. Basic campsites – You really need to be self-sufficient to stay at these campsites with basic toilet facilities and water from a tank, lake or stream.

Backpacking the West Coast. The West Coast region of South Island is full-fucking-power Aotearoa - there are no there words for it. It's one of the most dramatic coastlines I've ever seen and I know that word is really overplayed but there simply are no other words I feel match it.

For me, it's one of the best drives in New Zealand.The West Coast is a region of the western South Island of New Zealand that's long and relatively narrow, squeezed between the Southern Alps and the Tasman Sea. Its scenery and natural attractions, which include glaciers that flow down relatively close to sea level, mountains, forests, and the sea-sculpted Pancake Rocks have featured in many travel writers bucket lists.