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New Zealand Underground

If you think the surface landscape of New Zealand is amazing, try going beneath the surface.

Going into an extensive cave system is not an endeavor to be entered into lightly. These subterranean worlds contain dramatic scenery, wet irregular floors, tight and narrow spaces, deep crevices, and darkness so absolute it plays tricks on your mind. In our native…



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Charles Black M.D.

Dr. Charles Black is a general surgeon, author, photographer, outdoorsman, world traveler and fireside philosopher. Website: