Kōrero: Rural language

Nor’west arch

Nor’west arch

The hot, dry north-west wind that blows across the Canterbury Plains is heralded by a distinctive cloud formation, known locally as the nor’west arch. High country musterers keep a watch for such signs of changes in the weather, which might thwart their work.

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Private collection
Photograph by Christina Troup

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Dianne Bardsley, 'Rural language - Farm work and workers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/18615/norwest-arch (accessed 3 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Dianne Bardsley, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008