Story: Whanganui region

Hill country from the Ruahine Range

Hill country from the Ruahine Range

The Whanganui hill country is dissected by rivers, but from high up the deep valleys are out of sight and the landscape appears uniform. This view looks north-west from the Ruahine Range towards Mt Ruapehu.

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Diana Beaglehole, 'Whanganui region - Landscapes and climate', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/19006/hill-country-from-the-ruahine-range (accessed 18 February 2020)

Story by Diana Beaglehole, updated 1 Jun 2015