Story: Canterbury places

Welcome to Rakaia

Welcome to Rakaia

The township of Rakaia lies on the south bank of the Rakaia River, where salmon fishing is popular.

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John Wilson, 'Canterbury places - Mid-Canterbury Plains', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 3 October 2023)

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