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Rakaia Huts

Rakaia Huts

The dwellings at the mouth of the Rakaia River are little more than huts – hence the name of the settlement. These small fishing cottages and holiday homes have a typical New Zealand character.

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

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