Story: South Canterbury region

Saving water

Saving water

Rather than being channelled through races, water is now often pumped from the rivers and stored in tanks before distribution. These serve Waikākahi farms.

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John Wilson, 'South Canterbury region - Farming, 20th century onwards', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/11403/saving-water (accessed 24 August 2019)

Story by John Wilson, updated 2 Feb 2017