Posts Tagged ‘Te Awa Whakatipu’


Te Awa Whakatipu (the Dart River) flows from its headwaters in Kā Tiritiri-o-te-Moana (the Southern Alps) and the Dart Glacier, into the northern end of Whakatipu Waimāori (Lake Whakatipu).

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21st January 2012
Posted under: Pānui

Manatu Takes Pride of Place at Dart River

21 January 2012 A sacred mauri pounamu takes centre at Dart River Jet Safaris’ refurbished Glenorchy Visitor Centre. The large pounamu stone was blessed recently by Ngāi Tahu kaumātua at a special ceremony attended by local dignitaries and business supporters. A mauri pounamu embodies a living, spiritual energy that is shared with all those who…