Story: Rivers

Fishing in New Zealand rivers

Fishing in New Zealand rivers

Angling became popular after trout and salmon were introduced into New Zealand rivers – this 1960s tourism poster shows the Cleddau in Otago. Later, anglers were among those who lobbied for the protection of wild rivers.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-E-TOURISM-1960s-02

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David Young, 'Rivers - Conserving rivers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 8 August 2020)

Story by David Young, published 24 Sep 2007