Kahurangi National Park, Farewell Spit and Canaan karst system
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 systemLoad map
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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2007 Added to Tentative List
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