What to see on the West Coast of New Zealand - Travels - 2020
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What to see on the West Coast of New Zealand

Day 15: What to see on the West Coast of New Zealand: Cape Foulwin - Tauranga Bay - Punakaiki (Pancake Rocks) - Greymouth - Hokitika gorges


Cape Foulwin, one of the West Coast stops in New Zealand

The history of Cape Foulwin dates back to the year 1642 when Abel Tasman came here and named it «Rocky Point» for its special orography. But this did not last long, the time it took James Cook to arrive here in 1770 and after seeing the atmosphere of the place, he called it Cabo Foulwin, translated as «Vientoloco».

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