Kahurangi National Park, Farewell Spit and Canaan karst system

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Kahurangi National Park, Farewell Spit and Canaan karst system is part of the Tentative list of New Zealand in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Kahurangi National Park, Farewell Spit, and Canaan karst system comprise a conservation area on the northwest corner of the South Island of New Zealand. Kahurangi National Park consists of a wide variety of ecosystems, from alpine screes and bogs to subalpine grasslands to montane and coastal rainforests, and supports a high degree of endemism in its flora and fauna, including the giant land snail. Farewell Spit is a 30km long intertidal sandflat on the northern edge of Golden Bay, and is an outstanding habitat for shore birds.

Map of Kahurangi National Park, Farewell Spit and Canaan karst system

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The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.

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Full Name
Kahurangi National Park, Farewell Spit and Canaan karst system
Country
New Zealand
Added
2007
Type
Natural
Link
By ID
2007 Added to Tentative List

The site has 4 locations

Kahurangi National Park, Farewell Spit and Canaan karst system: Kahurangi National Park (T)
Kahurangi National Park, Farewell Spit and Canaan karst system: Farewell Spit (T)
Kahurangi National Park, Farewell Spit and Canaan karst system: Waikoropupu Springs (T)
Kahurangi National Park, Farewell Spit and Canaan karst system: Canaan karst system (T)
WHS 1997-2021