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Panoramic Views and Maori Culture at Cape Reinga Lighthouse

avatar   Stacy

Posted On 05/25/2023 10:50:28

New Zealand | Cape Reinga | Cape Reinga Lighthouse | Lighthouse | Walk | Hike | Maori | Pohutukawa Tree | Viewpoint

Panoramic Views and Maori Culture at Cape Reinga Lighthouse


Stroll the paved pathway from the large parking area to the Cape Reinga Lighthouse. Along your walk, soak in the panoramic views of New Zealand's northern coast. You are sure to learn something new by reading the signage posted along your journey to the lighthouse. You will be enlightened about this spiritually important site of the Maori.

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Do you usually take the time to read the signage along pathways?

We don't always, but sure enjoyed learning some interesting facts as we strolled down to the Cape Reinga Lighthouse. The peninsula, referred to as Te Rerenga Wairua by the Maori, is one of their most spiritual locations. Upon death, it is believed that the spirit of the deceased departs from earth at the Cape enroute to their afterlife.

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