Kōrero: Canterbury places

Browning Pass

Browning Pass

Browning Pass leads from the Wilberforce River in Canterbury across the Southern Alps to the Arahura River, on the West Coast. In 1865–66 a track was made across the pass so that sheep could be driven from Canterbury to Hokitika, which was the centre of a West Coast gold rush. The sheep were then slaughtered to provide fresh meat for the miners.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Jock Phillips

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John Wilson, 'Canterbury places - Mid-Canterbury ranges', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/10281/browning-pass (accessed 20 November 2019)

He kōrero nā John Wilson, reviewed & revised 6 Jul 2015, updated 17 Aug 2015