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'The barber'

'The barber'

A chilly, damp wind that blows down the Grey Valley is known locally as 'the barber'. Because of the mist that accompanies the wind, you can actually see it as well as feeling the chilly blast.

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Simon Nathan, 'West Coast places - Greymouth', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 May 2024)

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