Story: Canoeing and rafting

Waiting for a release

Waiting for a release

Kayakers and rafters gather below the Rangipō Dam on the Tongariro River before a ‘release’ in April 2004.The release of excess water from hydroelectric dams is publicised so that kayakers can take advantage of the additional flows.

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NZ Recreational Canoeing Association
Photograph by Alan Bell

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Canoeing and rafting - Organisations and issues', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 July 2024)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Sep 2007, updated 18 Jul 2016