Story: West Coast places

Coastal scenery

Coastal scenery

The coast road between Fox River and Punakaiki has some of the most spectacular coastal scenery on the West Coast. This view, from the roadside outlook over Woodpecker Bay, must be similar to what Heaphy and Brunner saw when they explored the coastline in the mid-19th century.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Janine Faulknor

How to cite this page:

Simon Nathan, 'West Coast places - Coast road', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 October 2016)

Full story by Simon Nathan, published 23 Feb 2009