Story: Irrigation and drainage

Border dyke irrigation system

Watch 1950s footage explaining how a border dyke irrigation system on the Canterbury Plains works.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Canterbury is a Hundred. National Film Unit, 1950

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How to cite this page:

Terry Heiler, 'Irrigation and drainage - The post-war period', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 4 July 2022)

Story by Terry Heiler, published 24 Nov 2008