Kōrero: South Canterbury places

Mt John Observatory

Mt John Observatory

Mt John Observatory was built above Lake Tekapo. In the 1960s it was a site of protest against the installation of an Omega navigational aid system. Protesters argued that it was part of the US guidance system for nuclear warheads.

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Tekapo Tourism

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John Wilson, 'South Canterbury places - Mackenzie Country', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11450/mt-john-observatory (accessed 16 December 2019)

He kōrero nā John Wilson, updated 17 Aug 2015