New Zealand is affected by major international climate fluctuations such as El Niño. This can create extreme local conditions such as drought in certain parts. This pond in Ōhariu Valley, Wellington, dried up during the El Niño phenomenon in 2001.
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NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research
Photograph by Alan Blacklock
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