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NZ Cape Reinga

At the top of the Aupori Peninsula — the narrow tombola that extends from Northland—Cape Reinga is the northernmost point of New Zealand.

Maori believe the spirits of the deceased leave the land here, bound for their spiritual homeland, Hawaiki. There’s a lighthouse overlooking the crashing Tasman Sea and the Pacific Ocean, and well-marked hiking trails lead down steep cliffs to otherwise cut-off bays and beaches.

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