19 Oct 2023

Otago adventurers make first complete descent of Taieri River

From Nights, 9:30 pm on 19 October 2023

A group of five locals have completed what they say is the first source-to-sea kayaking expedition of the Taieri River - taking in its entire 288km path. Group member Blake Hornblow said the expedition highlighted the river's beauty and shed light on the river's environmental challenges. He talks to Nights about the adventure as well as why it's so important to protect these incredible places.