Kōrero: Waterfalls

Rainbow Falls

Rainbow Falls

Many New Zealand waterfalls were created by the erosion of softer rock. At Rainbow Falls near Kerikeri, there is a hard basalt layer of rock beside softer mudstone. When water eroded the mudstone, these dramatic falls were created.

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Jock Phillips, 'Waterfalls - Causes of waterfalls', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11755/rainbow-falls (accessed 13 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007