At 1,875 metres, Mt Owen is the highest mountain in the north-west of the South Island. One of the few New Zealand mountains made of marble, it has unusual erosion features which provided one of many dramatic settings for the film trilogy The lord of the rings.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Black Robin Photography
Photograph by Shaun Barnett
This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.