STUNNING: Mount Taranaki
is a highlight in New Zealand
As the first wave of the British Barmy Army hit this picturesque small town that has the dormant volcano Mount Taranaki
as its backdrop, the town's Mayor Peter Tennent welcomed with the Lions in New Zealand thousands of fanatical fans from overseas.
In a separate climbing accident on North Island a Welshman's attempt to celebrate his 80th birthday on top of Mount Taranaki
ended in tragedy when he fell to his death.
Ed Zwick helmed the Tom Cruise actioner "The Last Samurai" here, with the conically symmetrical Mount Taranaki
standing in for Mount Fuji.
COMFORTABLY BUZZING: the harbour in Auckland, the 'City of Sails'; TOWERING ATTRACTION: Mount Taranaki
volcano on New Zealand's North Island; GOING WILD: backpackers enjoy New Zealand; SERENE BEAUTY: Lake Pukaki; LIQUID GOLD: vines grow at Marlborough Wineries
, roughly the same size as Japan's most famous mountain, poses as Mount Fuji in the film.
Nestled amid rolling green pastures, under the restful gaze of Mount Taranaki
, Energyworks began life in 1972 as Inglewood Engineering, in the Taranaki dairying town of Inglewood.
Open Window: Balamohan Shingade--Thirty-Six Views of Mount Taranaki
Pukeiti, a rainforest at the foot of Mount Taranaki
has 10,000 varieties that put on a blooming brilliant display.
Drink in the formal gardens at Lanarch Castle in Dunedin, passing the internationally renowned rhododendrons lining the lower slopes of snow-capped Mount Taranaki
Fuelled by the thrill of the challenge, Nick Banks, 53, has lived his life in the way he hoped he would when he was growing up under the shadow of 8, 000ft volcano Mount Taranaki
in New Zealand.
to film the Tom Cruise period actioner "The Last Samurai" in New Zealand was based in part on the symmetrically conical Mount Taranaki
, in the western part of North Island, which doubled as Japan's Mount Fuji.