Story: Rivers

Flying fox (2nd of 3)

Flying fox

This elaborate flying fox, with a hanging compartment, is carrying two people across the Buller River on the West Coast of the South Island.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Tyree Studio Collection (PAColl-3064)
Reference: G-931-10x8
Photograph by Tyree Brothers

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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How to cite this page:

David Young, 'Rivers - The impact of European settlement', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 October 2021)

Story by David Young, published 24 Sep 2007