Story: Rivers

The Buller River

The Buller River

Rivers have inspired many New Zealand artists. One of the earliest was William Fox, who painted this atmospheric watercolour of the Buller River around 1846.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: WC-325
Pencil and watercolour sketch by William Fox

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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How to cite this page:

David Young, 'Rivers - Rivers and culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 10 July 2020)

Story by David Young, published 24 Sep 2007