Story: Caving

Nīkau Cave

Nīkau Cave

A caver poses in the 1-kilometre-long Nīkau Cave at Waikāretu, south of Port Waikato. Caves can be found in almost any area of New Zealand where there is limestone or marble, and are not restricted to the well-known caving areas.

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New Zealand Herald
Reference: 18 October 2005
Photograph by Amos Chapple

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Carl Walrond, 'Caving - Caving equipment and culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 January 2022)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 24 Sep 2007