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Early travel in Buller Gorge


In his speech introducing the Scenery Preservation Bill, Premier Seddon was nostalgic about his first views of the Buller Gorge in the 1870s. Scenic reserves were established in the Upper and Lower Buller Gorge in 1907, and these have been added to since that time.


Alexander Turnbull Library
Ref: PAColl-3064, G-626-10x8
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