"Another Classic NZ West Coast settlement" Kawhia by kiwi

Kawhia Travel Guide: 1 reviews and 6 photos

Kawhia has history that goes Way Back!

That's Kawhia in the distance on that peninsular or more accurately described as a harbour headland.

The New Zealand Christmas Tree

The vivid red tones of the lovely blooms of the Pohutukawa Tree, are one of the stunning features of coastline New Zealand. Commonly referred to as the Christmas Tree, the Pohutukawa blooms around Nov/Dec and is mostly found by the sea.

  • Last visit to Kawhia: Jan 2007
  • Intro Written Jan 1, 2007
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  • Trekki's Profile Photo
    Feb 23, 2014 at 5:15 AM

    And this was the Scott's "main town" :-) Nice to see how it looks now :-)

    • kiwi's Profile Photo
      Feb 23, 2014 at 12:15 PM

      Many of the pioneers settled coastal areas so as to have supplies shipped to them. Land travel was still very slow and difficult back then.

  • Darby2's Profile Photo
    Jan 26, 2007 at 8:01 PM

    Yes...I'm browsing your pages once more :-))

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