Kōrero: Water resources

Rescuing stock from flood water

Rescuing stock from flood water

These farmers are rescuing sheep in a one-in-150-year flood on the Taieri Plain, near Dunedin, in April 2006. New Zealand’s rainfall is unevenly distributed not only geographically but also in time: cloudbursts can dump a month’s rainfall in just a few hours.

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Otago Daily Times
Photograph by Stephen Jaquiery

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Mike Scarsbrook and Charles Pearson, 'Water resources - Water supply, floods and droughts', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/18149/rescuing-stock-from-flood-water (accessed 30 March 2020)

He kōrero nā Mike Scarsbrook and Charles Pearson, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008