Kōrero: South Canterbury region

Timaru breakwater

Timaru breakwater

A heavy south-easterly swell crashes against the Port of Timaru’s southern breakwater, in a photograph taken around 1898. The completion of the artificial harbour in the 1880s provided ships with a safe haven and enabled the port to expand.

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Auckland Art Gallery – Toi o Tāmaki
Photograph by Alfred Burton

Permission of Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John Wilson, 'South Canterbury region - Timaru and its port', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11392/timaru-breakwater (accessed 15 August 2020)

He kōrero nā John Wilson, updated 1 Feb 2017