Kōrero: Wetlands

Christchurch, 1860 (2 o 2)

Christchurch, 1860

The city of Christchurch was built on swampy land. This view looking south to the Worcester Street bridge shows flat, poorly drained land next to the flax-lined Avon River.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Edward Seager Album
Reference: 1/2-022720-F
Photograph by Alfred Charles Barker

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Peter Johnson, 'Wetlands - What are wetlands?', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/14283/christchurch-1860 (accessed 21 October 2020)

He kōrero nā Peter Johnson, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007