There’s something about the wilder, more remote corners of Aotearoa. They’re often some of the most stunning with postcard panoramas of a mist-laden estuary, windswept coastlines or sunsetting over dense native bush.
Equally appealing though is their history and the stories of the people who settled these isolated lands. Stories of adventure, discovery, drama, setbacks and resilience. The dynamic natural landscape fundamentally at the core of all of this.
Riverton/Aparima and its surrounding area is all that and more. One of the earliest settlements in New Zealand, human history dates back several hundred years but its geological origins go back 280 million years ago. Hidden history of supercontinents, volcanism, submerged land, ice ages and mountain building can be discovered if you’re willing to explore……
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