New Zealand Photography

Lake Matheson New Zealand

Lake Matheson New Zealand

Lake Matheson is a rather small lake in the West Coast Region, but quite popular among tourists, photographers and even landscape painters. It is so because its orientation and calm water give you a superb reflection of the highest peaks of the Southern Alps, Mt Cook and Mt Tasman. Lake Matheson New Zealand – Facts The …

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Mt Cook

Mt Cook – How High Is It Really?

According to the latest measurements taken in 2013, Mt Cook is 3724 m (12,218 ft) high – not 3754 m (12,316 ft) as believed for many years. Even today there are tens of thousands of websites mentioning the wrong figure. Mt Cook Facts Researchers from the University of Otago made an expedition to the summit in …

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Karekare Beach New Zealand – Home Of Peace

Karekare Beach lies at a stone’s throw from the largest city of New Zealand, Auckland where 1.6 million people live. However, as you get away from the busy streets, and head towards west, the traffic thins out fast and after about 40 minutes you find yourself in one of the most heavenly beaches in New Zealand.   Karekare …

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Waipoua Kauri Forest – Land Of Giants [With Photos]

  Waipoua Kauri Forest or Waipoua Forest is located in Northland, the northernmost region of New Zealand, not far from Dargaville. Here you can find the largest and oldest giant kauri trees (Agathis australis) in the whole country.   Waipoua Kauri Forest – Facts   New Zealand kauri (Agathis australis) is a species of the …

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New Zealand Beauty: Why Is New Zealand So Stunning?

This land looks like being a very beautiful land and we trust that this is the mainland coast of the unknown south land. – wrote the famous Dutch navigator, Abel Tasman in his diary when he first sighted the shores of New Zealand on a summer day in 1642. However, he was wrong about the …

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Volcanoes In Auckland

Auckland is a nice destination not only for the fact that it has a pleasant subtropical climate and friendly people living in it, but also because those who are interested in geography and geology can have some wonderful explorations all around the city. Volcanoes in Auckland – Facts The Auckland Volcanic Field serves as the “foundation” for much of …

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