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Haast Heritage & History

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Learn about the gold, timber, coal, Maori and aviation history of the West Coast at the many heritage sites on the West Coast.

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Haast Heritage Sites


HAAST VISITOR CENTRE

Covers aspects of history from Maori travellers to modern roadmakers.

HAPUKA ESTUARY WALK

Panels interpret historic aspects of Open Bay Islands, viewed from the track.


Jackson Bay Heritage Sites


WHARF

The Coast’s most southern settlement boasts its sole sea wharf.

LONELY GRAVE

The earliest known European burial spot on the West Coast.

INFORMATION SHELTER

Interprets history from early Maori to a disastrous Government settlement of the 1870s.


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Heritage West Coast have an amazing Augmented Reality app available to download from their website - learn about the stories from yesteryear and see how the buildings looked from years gone by as you travel around our region.

For more information on West Coast History & Heritage sites visit West Coast New Zealand History.

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Haast World Heritage, Haast, West Coast, New Zealand
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