Kōrero: Rivers

Crossing rivers (1 o 3)

Crossing rivers

Early settlers often saw rivers as daunting obstacles, and before there were bridges, crossing them was risky. This man is crawling across a plank above a rocky river in the Collingwood area near Nelson, helped by his friend.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Tyree Studio Collection (PAColl-3064)
Reference: G-979-10x8
Photograph by Tyree Brothers

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:

David Young, 'Rivers - The impact of European settlement', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/14695/crossing-rivers (accessed 16 December 2019)

He kōrero nā David Young, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007