Aoraki


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A·o·ra·ki

 (ä′ō-rä′kē)
See Mount Cook.
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In the Mackenzie Basin and Aoraki National Park with support for Te Manahuna Aoraki we are taking strides towards achieving a predator-free New Zealand.
Our featured word is Aoraki, also known as Mt Cook, New Zealand's tallest mountain.
The further south we went, the higher the Southern Alps loomed, until we reached the Mount Cook National Park, home to New Zealand's tallest mountain, Aoraki (Mount Cook).
Evison, Te wai pounamu The Greenstone Island: A History of the Southern Maori during the European Colonization of New Zealand, (Aoraki Press, 1993).
Kaki are considered to be the world's rarest wading bird, yet surprisingly, they are also one of the most easily accessible of our endangered birds--they can be seen by day in the river deltas at the foot of Aoraki Mt Cook free of charge, with no visitor restrictions or fences, unlike the nocturnal kiwi, or many of our other birds that can most easily be seen in wildlife sanctuaries or on offshore islands.
While in Tekapo, discover the southern skies by night at the Mount John Observatory, visit the Church of the Good Shepherd built in 1935 as a memorial to the pioneers of the Aoraki / Mount Cook Mackenzie region or soak your cares away in the hot springs.
Cook (also known as Aoraki) from my bedroom's picture window.
This mountainous country, aside from being a popular tourist destination, is also home to the Aoraki Mackenzie Dark Sky Reserve, world's largest dark sky reserve, spanning nearly 1,700 square miles.
Aoraki Water Trust v Meridian Energy Ltd, [2005] 2 NZLR 268 (HC); Marlborough District Council v Valuer-General, [2008] 1 NZLR 690 (HC); Laura Fraser, "Property Rights in Environmental Management: The Nature of Resource Consents in the Resource Management Act 1991" (2008) 12 NZJ Environmental L 145; David Grinlinton, "Evolution, Adaptation, and Invention: Property Rights in Natural Resources in a Changing World" in Grinlinton & Taylor, supra note 129, 275 at 291-97.
The park joins Mont Megantic in Quebec, Canada; Exmoor National Park in south west England; Aoraki Mackenzie in New Zealand; and, NambiRand Nature Reserve in Namibia with the status.
The Aoraki Mackenzie Dark Sky Reserve, where Lake Takapo is located, used special lightbulbs and shields for 30 years.
We took two fixed-wing plane flights - one with family-owned Air Safaris to view New Zealand's highest peak, Aoraki Mount Cook.