Waitomo Caves

*Cave entrance, en:Waitomo District (6 February 2005), The North Island, New Zealand. *Photograph by James Shook.

Next on my whirlwind “trip” around the North Island of New Zealand is Waitomo Caves.

Discover a place where time and space stand still.

A true measure and timeless secret of Aotearoa, 30 million years in the making.

Here in the heart of New Zealand, moments of real magic, wonder and adventure exist both above and below ground.

Here you can marvel at Mother Nature’s light display as you glide silently through the starry wonderland of the Glow-worm Grotto. Experience the serene ambience as you enter this galaxy of tiny living lights. The glow-worm (Arachnocampa Luminosa) is unique to New Zealand, making the Waitomo Glow-worm Caves an absolutely awesome place to visit. Here we can see thousands of these tiny creatures as they radiate their unmistakable luminescent light in a subterranean world.

They remind me of stars twinkling in the blackest of night skies and this is the best way to describe them – just like our

Paua Star Stud Earrings - Ariki New Zealand Jewellery

Star Stud Earrings

Like the twinkling stars of the night sky these wee star stud earrings are sure to sparkle and shimmer when worn. A treasure to behold.