The lower Waitaki Valley showing the braided Waitaki River
The sun sets over Otematata’s tranquil Bird Sanctuary.
The Ohau Canal showing the distinctive local water colour.
Stunning sunsets are common in our slice of paradise.
The limestone cliffs near Duntroon are reminders of the region’s shaky past!
Geln Mac homestead on a snowy day.

A pair of rickety old bridges are the only link between Kurow and Haka. Read more about these bridges in the Kurow section.
This bridge links Otago and Canterbury. On the (admittedly rare) occasions their rugby team beats ours, the bridge is in danger!
Sunset in the lower Waitaki Valley.
Duntroon church at dusk.
Storm’s coming! (State Hwy 8 next to Lake Aviemore).
Cottage at the Waitaki Village.
Old stone building near Georgetown in the lower Valley.
Bird sanctuary below Benmore Dam.
The top of Benmore Dam.
Reflections on Lake Benmore.
Lake Waitaki at a very low level.
A rocky promontory on the road to Benmore Dam.
Autumn colours on the road to Benmore Dam.
Autumn colours on Lake Aviemore, just below Benmore Dam.
Rock above Lake Aviemore.