Story: South Canterbury region

Rangitātā river mouth

Rangitātā river mouth

This view of the Rangitātā River mouth highlights the braids that form the river. They often move during floods, forming new braids. The river mouth is popular with anglers, offering some of the region's best salmon fishing.

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Photograph by Lloyd Homer

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John Wilson, 'South Canterbury region - Landscape and geology', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 6 December 2019)

Story by John Wilson, updated 2 Feb 2017