Clifden, New Zealand

The small town 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,[1][2] well-known since early European settlers made it a "must see" place to visit.

Clifden is located in New Zealand
Coordinates: 46°2′0″S 167°43′0″E / 46.03333°S 167.71667°E / -46.03333; 167.71667Coordinates: 46°2′0″S 167°43′0″E / 46.03333°S 167.71667°E / -46.03333; 167.71667
Country New Zealand
RegionSouthland region
Time zoneUTC+12:00 (NZST)
Local iwiNgāi Tahu


Clifden war memorialEdit

The Clifden Suspension Bridge is home to the Clifden war memorial – located near State Highway 99 north of Tuatapere. It contains the names of local soldiers who fought and died in World War I.[3]


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