Kōrero: Volcanic Plateau places

Roadside Stories: Trout fishing on the Tongariro River

British settlers introduced freshwater recreational fishing to New Zealand, stocking the rivers with trout and salmon. The Tongariro River near Tūrangi has long been a mecca for trout fishers, including international celebrity visitors such as American author Zane Grey and the Duchess of York.

Listen to a Roadside Story about trout fishing on the Tongariro River. Roadside Stories is a series of audio guides to places around New Zealand.

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Archival audio sourced from Radio New Zealand Sound Archives. Sound files may not be reused without permission from Radio New Zealand Sound Archives (ID29960 Spectrum 030 - Brotherhood of the angle).

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Malcolm McKinnon, 'Volcanic Plateau places - North and west of Taupō', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/35302/roadside-stories-trout-fishing-on-the-tongariro-river (accessed 29 January 2020)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, updated 25 May 2015