Story: Manawatū and Horowhenua region

Manawatū Gorge entrance

Manawatū Gorge entrance

At the western (Manawatū) entrance to the Manawatū Gorge the river is less than 100 metres above sea level. It is only 50 kilometres from the coast as the crow flies, but its course is twice that length.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Manawatū and Horowhenua region - Features of the landscape', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/9465/manawatu-gorge-entrance (accessed 22 July 2019)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 22 Apr 2015