Kōrero: Otago region

Winter in Ophir

Winter in Ophir

Some of New Zealand’s coldest temperatures have been recorded in Ophir in Central Otago. At 3 p.m. on 13 July 2007, it was just 6ºC, and Blacks Hotel was still surrounded by frost.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Otago region - Climate, plants and animals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/22622/winter-in-ophir (accessed 17 October 2019)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 18 May 2015