Kōrero: Canterbury region

Canterbury road

Canterbury road

This typical long, straight Canterbury road points toward Mt Hutt. Metalled roads were built in the early days of settlement, but most were not sealed until well into the 20th century. The main highway between Christchurch and Ashburton was finally sealed in 1939.

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Mount Hutt
Photograph by Miles Holden

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John Wilson, 'Canterbury region - Transport', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/10338/canterbury-road (accessed 20 July 2024)

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