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Papatowai

Papatowai is a small settlement in the Catlins ward of the Clutha District of the southeastern South Island of New Zealand. The settlement is situated half-way between the cities of Dunedin and Invercargill, on the Pacific coast close to the mout ...

Paradise, New Zealand

Paradise is a rural locality in the Otago region of the South Island of New Zealand. It lies on the eastern side of the Dart River at the head of Lake Wakatipu, close to the settlement of Glenorchy. The surrounding area is used for sheep and catt ...

Patearoa

Patearoa is a small settlement in inland Otago in New Zealands South Island. It is located 20 kilometres southwest of Ranfurly, in the Maniototo and was originally known as Sowburn. Andrew Buchanan was an early runholder in Patearoa.

Pig Island (New Zealand)

Pig Island is located in at the northern end of Lake Wakatipu in New Zealand near the township of Glenorchy. It is slightly smaller and much flatter than its more popular neighbour Pigeon Island. It is 110 hectares in size and supports a variety ...

Poolburn

Poolburn is a small rural settlement in Central Otago, in the South Island of New Zealand. It is located in the Ida Valley nine kilometres to the southeast of Ophir. It has a Primary School, a former Hotel, a community Hall,sports ground, tennis ...

Pounawea

Pounawea is a small town in The Catlins, an area of the southern South Island of New Zealand. It is located four kilometres southwest of Owaka, at the mouth of the Catlins River. It is a popular holiday spot with a seasonal population, there are ...

Purakaunui, Dunedin

Pūrākaunui is a small settlement in Otago, in the South Island of New Zealand. It is located within the bounds of the city of Dunedin, in a rural coastal area some 25 km to the north of the city centre. Pūrākaunui lies close to the Pacific Coast ...

Mount Pye (New Zealand)

Mount Pye is a rugged hill in the southeast of the South Island of New Zealand. It is the highest point in the area known as the Catlins, rising to 720 m. It is located 40 km southeast of Gore, and forms part of the border between the Otago and S ...

Quail Rise

Quail Rise is a residential suburb of Queenstown in the South Island of New Zealand. Development of the 200 odd residential sections started around 1996 with the final sections being released in 2012. More than 50 percent of the suburb is open sp ...

Queenstown Hill

Queenstown Hill, also known by its Māori name of Te Tapu-nui, is a small 907 metres mountain near Queenstown, New Zealand in the South Island. The lower levels of the hill contain housing especially near Queenstown, Frankton Road and Marina Heigh ...

Raes Junction

Raes Junction is a small settlement in New Zealand, located at the intersection of State Highways 8 and 90, in the lower South Island. The highways which meet at the junction are the main routes to the Clutha valley for travellers from Dunedin an ...

Rock and Pillar Range

The Rock and Pillar Range of high hills is located in the Maniototo, an area of inland Otago, New Zealand. They are surrounded by the Taieri River, which has its source in the range, flowing out across the scroll plain at Paerau, before almost do ...

Romahapa

Romahapa is a locality in the Catlins region of Otago in New Zealands South Island. It is located between the towns of Balclutha and Owaka. The last shop closed in 1977.

Lake Roxburgh

Lake Roxburgh is an artificial lake, created by the Roxburgh Dam, the earliest of the large hydroelectric projects in the southern South Island of New Zealand. It lies on the Clutha River, some 160 kilometres from Dunedin. It covers an area of so ...

Roys Peak

Roys Peak is a mountain in New Zealand, standing between Wanaka and Glendhu Bay. It offers a full-days walk with views across Lake Wanaka and up to the peak of Mount Aspiring/Tititea. The track zigzags steeply up the side of Mount Roy through thi ...

Sandymount (New Zealand)

Sandymount is the name of a prominent hill on Otago Peninsula, in the southeastern South Island of New Zealand. It is 13 kilometres east of the city centre of Dunedin, close to the northeastern end of Sandfly Bay, and rises to a height of 312 met ...

Sentinel Peak (New Zealand)

Sentinel Peak is located to the north-east of "The Neck" on New Zealands South Island. At 1.840 metres it offers commanding views over Lake Wanaka and Lake Hāwea. A track leads up from a DOC campsite just to the west of Sawyer Burn. The track end ...

Silverpeaks

The Silverpeaks is an area of rough forest and tussock and scrub covered hill country inland and to the northwest of Dunedin, New Zealand. The area is largely uninhabited; the main indication of human activity is the Taieri Gorge Railway, which p ...

Sinclair Wetlands

The Sinclair Wetlands are an internationally renowned wetlands located to the south west of Dunedin, New Zealand, at the southern edge of the Taieri Plains. They are on the western side of Lake Waipori and approximately equidistant between Mosgie ...

Stevensons Island

Stevensons Island is a small 65-hectare island in the Stevensons Arm section of Lake Wanaka, New Zealand. There are two small islets close to the south end of the island. Buff weka were introduced to Stevensons Island in 2002 from the Chatham Isl ...

Stoneburn

Stoneburn is a lightly populated rural locality in the Otago region of New Zealands South Island. It is situated west of Glenpark and Inch Valley. The nearest significantly sized town is Palmerston, southeast of Stoneburn.

Sullivans Dam

Sullivans Dam is a reservoir in a forested area 10 kilometres to the north of the centre of Dunedin, New Zealand. The dam is located to the east of Mount Cargill, close to the Dunedin Northern Motorway in the upper Leith Valley, some 500 metres s ...

Sutton Salt Lake

Sutton Salt Lake in Otago, is New Zealands only inland salt water lake. It is located 10 kilometres west of Sutton, in the Strath Taieri. The lake is filled only by rainwater and dries up during periods of warm weather and little rain. Sutton Sal ...

Sutton, New Zealand

Sutton is a locality in the Strath Taieri, in the southern part of the South Island, New Zealand. It is located on SH 87 close to the point where it is met by the Taieri Gorge rail line, some 5 kilometres to the south of Middlemarch. New Zealands ...

Swampy Summit

Swampy Summit is a prominent hill 12 kilometres to the north of Dunedin, New Zealand. It reaches a height of 739 metres. The hills eastern slopes forms the western side of Leith Valley, the other side of which consists of the flank of Mount Cargi ...

Tahakopa

Tahakopa is a small settlement in The Catlins, an area of the southern South Island of New Zealand. It is located 25 kilometres northeast of Waikawa on the Tahakopa River. On 17 February 1915, Tahakopa became the terminus of the Catlins River Bra ...

Tahora, Otago

Tahora is located in the Otago region of New Zealands South Island, some two kilometres north of Owaka, close to the Owaka River. From 16 December 1895 until 27 February 1971, the village was served by the Catlins River Branch railway that diverg ...

Taieri Gorge

The Taieri Gorge is located on the Taieri River, in the South Island of New Zealand. It is a deep canyon carved by the Taieri River on the middle stage of its journey from Central Otago to the Pacific Ocean, between the high plateau of the Maniot ...

Tapanui

Tapanui is a small town in West Otago in New Zealands South Island, close to the boundary with Southland region. A forestry town, it lies between the foot of the Blue Mountains and the Pomahaka River. Deer stalking and trout fishing are popular p ...

Tokarahi

Tokarahi is a small village located in the Otago region of the South Island of New Zealand. Its location is a rural setting in the Waiareka Valley, inland from Oamaru. Economic activity is focused on agriculture. Tokarahi was first a large sheep ...

Toko Mouth

Toko Mouth is a settlement close to the south bank of the mouth of the Tokomairaro River, some 50 kilometres south of Dunedin and 15 kilometres southeast of Milton in Otago, New Zealand. The settlement comprises some 70 holiday homes, of which a ...

Trotters Gorge

Trotters Gorge is a locality in the Otago region, in the South Island of New Zealand. It is located 12 kilometres to the north of Palmerston, inland from State Highway 1. The gorge and the creek which runs through it were named for the family of ...

Volta Glacier

The Volta Glacier is located in Mount Aspiring National Park in the Southern Alps of the South Island of New Zealand. It is split into upper and lower glaciers which are connected by an icefall. The Upper Volta Glacier is between 1.600–2.000 m 5. ...

Waitahuna

Waitahuna is a small rural hamlet in the Otago region of New Zealands South Island. It is 10 kilometres from Lawrence. In the 19th century, the town thrived after the discovery of gold. The Waitahuna Gully Miners Monument commemorates this discov ...

Waiwera South

Waiwera South is a small settlement in the South Island of New Zealand, close to the boundary between the Otago and Southland regions. The settlement is located between Balclutha and Clinton, immediately to the south of State Highway 1, between b ...

Wakatipu Basin

The Wakatipu Basin is a plain surrounded by mountains in Central Otago, in the southern South Island of New Zealand. At the south west corner is found the Queenstown suburb of Frankton and Queenstown Airport. This is where the basin abuts the Fra ...

Walter Peak (New Zealand)

Walter Peak is a mountain located near Queenstown, New Zealand. It has a height of 1.800 metres. It is regularly visited by the TSS Earnslaw steamship, which takes passengers to the base of the mountain to visit the Walter Peak High Country Farm. ...

Wangaloa

Wangaloa is a small coastal settlement in South Otago, New Zealand. It is located to the north of the mouths of the Clutha River the beach area, close to the town of Kaitangata. There is access to Wangaloa Beach from the Kaitangata Golf course. W ...

Warrington, New Zealand

Warrington, known in Māori as Ōkāhau, is a small settlement on the coast of Otago, in the South Island of New Zealand. It is situated close to the northern shore of Blueskin Bay, an area of mudflats north of Dunedin, and is administered as part o ...

Mount Watkin / Hikaroroa

Mount Watkin/Hikaroroa is a 616-metre peak located north-west of Waikouaiti, Otago, New Zealand. It is on the east side of the North Branch of the Waikouaiti River. The peak was originally named Hikaroroa, and was renamed after a pioneer Methodis ...

West Otago

West Otago is the local name given to part of the region of Otago, New Zealand, lying close to the border with Southland. It is administratively connected to South Otago, but is geographically separated from it by a range of hills known as the Bl ...

Whare Flat

Whare Flat is a locality some 15 km to the northwest of Dunedin city centre, in the South Island of New Zealand. It is located at a widening of the Silver Streams valley amid the foothills of the Silverpeaks. Whare Flat is the location of a scout ...

Mount Allen, Stewart Island

Mount Allen is the second-highest peak on Stewart Island/Rakiura, in southern New Zealand. Located in the southwest of the island, it lies 10 kilometres from the coast at Port Pegasus. Mount Allen rises to a height of 750 metres, and is the highe ...

Anchorage Island (New Zealand)

Anchorage Island is a tiny uninhabited island located off the southwest coast of Stewart Island/Rakiura, New Zealand and part of Rakiura National Park.

Anderson Park, Invercargill

Anderson Park is a park in Invercargill, New Zealand. It consists of an impressive Georgian-style residence set in 24 hectares of landscaped gardens. The house displays Invercargills extensive collection of New Zealand art.

Mount Anglem

Mount Anglem / Hananui is the highest point on New Zealands Stewart Island / Rakiura. It is located 20 kilometres northwest of Oban, close to the islands north coast, and rises to an elevation of 980 metres above sea level. Following the passage ...

Big Bay (New Zealand)

Big Bay, also known as Awarua Bay, is a deep indentation in the southwestern coast of New Zealands South Island, 40 kilometres north of Milford Sound and immediately to the north of Martins Bay. The bay is eight kilometres in width, and extends e ...

Birchwood, New Zealand

Birchwood is a locality in the Southland region of New Zealands South Island. It is situated west of Ohai and Nightcaps, and north of Tuatapere and Orawia, with the nearest state highway in Ohai. Birchwood was once the terminus of a private railw ...

Browns, New Zealand

Browns is a locality in Central Southland in New Zealands South Island. It is just to the east of the town of Winton in the southwestern reaches of the Hokonui Hills. State Highway 96 passes through the town on its route between Winton and Spring ...

Charlton, New Zealand

Charlton is a locality in the eastern Southland region of New Zealands South Island. The population was 687 in the 2013 census. This was an increase of 99 people since the 2006 Census.