Story: Waterfalls

Stewart Knob

Stewart Knob

Because of the steep terrain in the South Island, high waterfalls are relatively common. But many are intermittent and only flow down gullies after heavy rain. A good example is this fall near Haast Pass.

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Jock Phillips, 'Waterfalls - A land of waterfalls', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 May 2024)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 24 Sep 2007