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Southern-most point of the South Island, 7km further south than Bluff, windswept trees, shop. Stewart Island/Rakiura, Bluff and the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter can be seen on a clear day. Access closed during lambing season (September - October).

Waipohatu Recreation Area - contains an easily accessible walking track and picnic area on conservation land (30 minutes return) is wheelchair accessible, and a larger hike (2 hrs return), on the edge of the native Waikawa forest. Maori believed there were mythical beings here, 'wild men of the forest' (maeroero). Podocarp forest noted for its ferns and logging remnants



 
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