Story: South Canterbury places

Bridge over the Ōpihi River

Bridge over the Ōpihi River

A simple, wooden beam and girder bridge over the Ōpihi River at Arowhenua, drawn by Katherine McLean in 1873.

About this item

Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: E-326-f-013-08
Pencil sketch by Katherine McLean

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

How to cite this page:

John Wilson, 'South Canterbury places - Temuka', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/11476/bridge-over-the-opihi-river (accessed 26 September 2016)

Full story by John Wilson, published 28 Feb 2007, updated 17 Aug 2015