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JM Barker (Hapupu) National Historic Reserve

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Amazing History

This reserve is one of the only tow national historic reserves in New Zealand. Hapupu protects... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
DiscovertheChathams
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Waitangi, New Zealand
Historic Scenic Reserve

This scenic reserve is home to several unique "dendroglyphs" - these are tree carvings like... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
Helen C
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Katikati
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

This reserve is one of the only tow national historic reserves in New Zealand. Hapupu protects rakau momori (Moriori tree carvings). The walk through the bush takes you to some of the unique rakau momori, takes around 20 minutes. There's also a nice rest area,...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

This scenic reserve is home to several unique "dendroglyphs" - these are tree carvings like tattooes carved by the early Moriori people.There is also a walking trail.

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Reviewed 10 April 2017

This National Reserve is one of only two in the entire country of New Zealand therefore has great significance. It is the home of the only Dendroglyphs. Dendroglyphs are impressions of what appear to be human like charactures 'carved' into the bark of the kopi...More

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