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Whio Awareness Month in March saw over 200 blue rubber ducks race down Te Anau’s Upukerora River for the ‘Great Fiordland Whio Race’.

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Earlier this year ranger Don Herron tramped his way to South Ohau Hut in Tararua Forest Park.

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Today’s photo of the week celebrates World Rivers Day.

World Rivers Day is held on the last Sunday of September and is a day to recognise the importance of rivers all around the world. It is a chance to reflect on the environmental, economic, recreational and cultural benefits that rivers provide.

“Rivers are the arteries of our planet; they are lifelines in the truest sense.”
~ Mark Angelo


Andrea Schaffer captured this photo along Rob Roy Track. It shows a stream as it flows down from a glacier, through Mount Aspiring National Park, and down to meet the West Matukituki River.