Waimakariri, river from the snows

New Zealand, 1955

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An account of the history of the Waimakariri River in Canterbury Province, New Zealand. Shows attempts at solving such problems as flooding, and soil erosion in the catchment areas. The Waimakariri River Trust is attempting to restore land laid bare by soil erosion. Methods used include the planting of grass and trees on sandy hillslopes and the building of artificial river banks.

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New Zealand National Film Unit

Language

English

Duration

00:11:17:00

Colour

Black and White

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