Story: Canterbury places

Te Huingi Manu wildlife refuge

Te Huingi Manu wildlife refuge

The oxidation ponds for the Christchurch Wastewater Treatment Plant are also a wildlife refuge for a variety of bird species. The refuge is on the north side of the estuary of the Avon and Heathcote rivers.

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John Wilson, 'Canterbury places - East Christchurch', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 December 2023)

Story by John Wilson, reviewed & revised 6 Jul 2015, updated 17 Aug 2015