Kōrero: South Canterbury region

Hunters Hills

Hunters Hills

This view of the Hunters Hills looks north-west near Waimate. So named because they were a favourite hunting ground of the Māori leader Te Huruhuru, the hills separate the coastal downlands from the Hakataramea Valley and Upper Waihao Valley.

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Photograph by Jock Phillips

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

John Wilson, 'South Canterbury region - Early European history', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11332/hunters-hills (accessed 21 August 2019)

Story by John Wilson, updated 2 Feb 2017