Kōrero: Protected areas

Rafting down the Buller River

Rafting down the Buller River

Rafters take a thrilling white-water ride down the Buller River, on the West Coast of the South Island. The Buller is one of a number of wild rivers and lakes that have been protected by water conservation orders since legislation was passed in 1981. These orders prevent developments such as hydroelectricity schemes, which alter water levels and flows.

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Photograph by Jock Phillips

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Les Molloy, 'Protected areas - Protected marine areas and inland waters', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/13886/rafting-down-the-buller-river (accessed 12 August 2022)

He kōrero nā Les Molloy, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Sep 2015