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It’s our favourite area in New Zealand, the tip of the South Island with its trio of natural wonders: Wharariki Beach (the best beach we’ve ever found; see our post), the Pillar Point Lighthouse Track (a dramatic cliff walk—a future post) and Farewell Spit (a 25-kilometre sand spit and nature reserve). On February 10, 2017, we were reminded of its fragile wildness when more than 400 pilot whales (oceanic dolphins) were stranded here, where more than 300 of them bid their last farewells.

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