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History & Heritage,
Franz Josef & Fox Glaciers & Glacier Country
Lighting of the beacons that run along The White Mountains (Ered Nimrais) from Gondor to Rohan was filmed at Mount Gunn, near Franz Josef, West Coast.
At the top end of Franz Josef village, sits the beautiful, serene St James Church
Okarito Lagoon is New Zealand's largest unmodified wetland. A coastal lagoon, it is 130 kms south of Hokitika, covering an area of about 12km.