Franz Josef and Fox glaciers


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The Franz Josef and Fox glaciers descend to unusually low altitudes, reaching into rainforest near the sea. In M?ori tradition, Franz Josef is K? Roimata o Hine Hukarere – the tears of Hine Hukarere, a young woman whose lover fell to his death there. Fox Glacier is the resting place of her lover, Tuawe. Archival audio sourced from Radio New Zealand Sound Archives, Sound files may not be reused without permission from Radio New Zealand Sound Archives (Reference number T6589).

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