Tongariro National Park

New Zealand's first national park andand one of the first to be created anywhere in the world. The volcanic heart of the North Island was given to the Crown by Horonuku Te Heuheu Tukino IV in 1887 and gazetted as a national park in 1894. Tongariro National Park is a world heritage area.

Blyth Hut • By pmcke. Licence: C.
Area
790 square kilometres
Established
23 September 1887
Maps
NZTopo50-BH34
NZTopo50-BJ34
Map
ID 1435

About this place

Added 10 June 2006 by MatthewMatthew. 4 revisions, most recently 21 November 2012 by MatthewMatthew.
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