Maniototo Region, Central Otago, New Zealand. This gallery includes images from Wedderburn, Poolburn, Middlemarch and the Ida Valley.
The Maniototo Plain, usually simply known as The Maniototo, is an elevated inland region in Otago, New Zealand. The region roughly surrounds the upper reaches of the Taieri River and the Manuherikia River. It is bounded by the Kakanui Range to the north and the Rock and Pillar Range to the southeast. It has a harsh, dry climate, ranging from over 30°C in mid-summer to -15°C in mid-winter. The region is sparsely populated, with the largest centres being Ranfurly, Naseby, and Omakau/Ophir. Part of the Canterbury-Otago tussock grasslands the land surrounding the plain is hilly, with many outcrops of rock which also break up the plain in places. During the 1860s the region was one of the sites of the Central Otago goldrush, and relics from that era can still be seen around the towns of Kyeburn, Naseby, and St. Bathans. Source, web.
Midddlemarch, Glenbrook Station, Strath Taierei.
Glenbrook Station 1 2010 Glenbrook Station 2 2010 Glenbrook Station 3 2010