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situated Kaikoura town, a small port for the district of the same name.

Next we arrive off the town of Kaipoi, on the Waimakariri River, which flows into Pegasus Bay. Here are the well-known Kaipoi woollen factories. The town lies rather low, and is subject to the occasional disadvantage of being flooded in the spring by the overflowing of the river above mentioned, due to the melting of the snow on the Southern Alps.

We next reach Lyttleton Harbour, which somewhat resembles Wellington. We pass in through The Heads, and,