Story: South Canterbury region

Rangitātā river mouth

Rangitātā river mouth

This view of the mouth of the Rangitātā River highlights the braids that form the river. These often move during floods, forming new braids. The rivermouth is popular with anglers, as it offers some of the region's best salmon fishing.

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Photograph by Lloyd Homer

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John Wilson, 'South Canterbury region - Landscape and geology', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 January 2022)

Story by John Wilson, updated 1 Feb 2017