Northern Marlborough – the Sounds and the Richmond Range – gets more rainfall than the areas south of the Wairau River. The top image shows outer Queen Charlotte Sound, with plenty of forest cover, and the bottom image shows the baked-dry slopes of the Awatere valley.
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Photographs by Marguerite Hill (top); Jock Phillips (bottom)
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