Place. National Park. 790.00km2. Updated 21 November 201221 November 2012.
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 ... More ▶︎
Article. By ianfisk Updated 9 January 20069 January 2006.
The Tongariro Northern Circuit circles around Ngauruhoe's cone with chances to climb either Ngauruhoe or Tongariro. The entire circuit takes 3-4 days, however the first day follows the famous Tongariro Crossing - the "best one day hike in New Zealand" ... More ▶︎