Kōrero: Canterbury region

The north coast

The north coast

Looking across Christchurch city you can see the straight coastline that stretches north from Banks Peninsula. Its open beaches are sandy, whereas the beaches south of the peninsula are shingly. Both are formed of eroded material from the Southern Alps which has been carried down the rivers.

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

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John Wilson, 'Canterbury region - Landscapes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/10301/the-north-coast (accessed 22 November 2019)

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