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Clifden
Country  New Zealand
Region Southland Region
Time zone NZST (UTC+12:00)

The hamlet of Clifden, New Zealand is a small rural community on the Waiau River, Southland, New Zealand. It is notable for being the site of the Clifden Suspension Bridge (a government Category I historic site) and the Clifden Limestone Caves, well-known since early European settlers made it a "must see" place to visit.

History

Clifden war memorial

The Clifden Suspension Bridge is home to the Clifden war memorial - located near State Highway 96 outside of Tuatapere. It contains the names of local soldiers who fought and died in World War I.


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