Story: Hawke’s Bay region

Cape Kidnappers

Cape Kidnappers

Cape Kidnappers is characteristic of Hawke’s Bay’s dramatic coastline. The land’s geological history is visible in the exposed stratifications and crumbling mudstone of the cape, which forms the southernmost tip of Hawke Bay. Along with nearby Te Mata Peak, it is one of the region’s best-known landmarks.

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Cape Kidnappers

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Kerryn Pollock. 'Hawke’s Bay region - Landscape and climate', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, updated 15-Nov-12
URL: http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/23827/cape-kidnappers