Kōrero: Rivers

A river rules my life

A river rules my life

In the early 1960s, Mona Anderson wrote A river rules my life (1963) – an account of her life at Mt Algidus, a high-country sheep station in Canterbury. The river was the unpredictable Wilberforce, a braided river with occasional high flows. The book was very popular and a sequel, The good logs of Algidus, appeared in 1965.

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Reference: Mona Anderson, A river rules my life. Wellington: A. H. & A. W. Reed, 1963

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David Young, 'Rivers - Rivers and culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/ephemera/14712/a-river-rules-my-life (accessed 25 May 2019)

Story by David Young, published 24 Sep 2007