Story: Conservation – a history

Whanganui River (3rd of 3)

Whanganui River

River scenery was prized, and a chain of scenic reserves was created along the Whanganui River soon after the Scenery Preservation Act was passed. This 1908 view is of the newly created reserve near Ngāporo.

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Reference: Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives (New Zealand), 1908, C-6

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Simon Nathan, 'Conservation – a history - Voices in the wilderness, 1769–1907', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/13908/whanganui-river (accessed 23 October 2021)

Story by Simon Nathan, published 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Aug 2015