Story: South Canterbury region

Downlands and hills

Downlands and hills

Behind the Tengawai River valley, near Pleasant Point, lie the snow-capped peaks of the Hunters Hills. They are part of the interior ranges that separate the Mackenzie Basin from the coastal downlands and plains.

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John Wilson, 'South Canterbury region - Landscape and geology', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/11309/downlands-and-hills (accessed 16 December 2019)

Story by John Wilson, updated 2 Feb 2017