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 ▶︎
Place. World Heritage Area. 795.96km2. Created 11 September 201311 September 2013.
Tongariro National Park was given to the Crown by the Ngati Tuwharetoa iwi in 1887, and became New Zealand's first national park -- and the world's fourth national park. More ▶︎
Article. By tnpwarden Updated 10 October 200610 October 2006.
Another trip through the wilderness of Tongariro National Park. More ▶︎
Article. By tnpwarden Created 28 May 200228 May 2002.
A route guide of the Tongariro Crossing from an ex-hut warden in the Tongariro National Park More ▶︎
Article. By tnpwarden Created 26 September 200226 September 2002.
A nice winter wilderness walk through the off-track backcountry of Tongariro. A much more fun and exciting "Northern Circuit." More ▶︎