Kōrero: Water quality

Shaded waterway

Shaded waterway

Many New Zealand rivers, especially in the North Island, were originally lined with bush. The shade maintained cool water temperatures suitable for insect and fish life. This section of the Eastern Hutt River is an example.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Jock Phillips

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Mike Scarsbrook and Kit Rutherford, 'Water quality - Water pollution', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/15523/shaded-waterway (accessed 23 June 2021)

He kōrero nā Mike Scarsbrook and Kit Rutherford, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008, updated 18 Jul 2016