Kōrero: South Canterbury region

Jet boating

Jet boating

In 1954 Bill Hamilton invented a water-jet propulsion system that enabled small boats to travel in shallow water. The system proved popular and the jets are now produced under licence around the world. This early jet boat is being tested on a South Canterbury river.

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Hamilton Jet

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John Wilson, 'South Canterbury region - Mackenzie Country', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11415/jet-boating (accessed 26 July 2021)

He kōrero nā John Wilson, updated 1 Feb 2017