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Regions of

South Island

{north-south}

[New Zealand]

NM-CO
Never Make Creamed Okra

Nelson

Marlborough

Canterbury

Otago

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Sub Regions of

Nelson

{north-south}

[South Island, NZ]

TM-UW
Tomatoes Make
Underwhelming Weapons

Takaka / Golden Bay

Motueka

Upper Moutere

Waimea Plains

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Sub Regions of

Marlborough

{west-east}

[South Island, NZ]

WSA
Who Says Awesome?

Wairua Valley

Southern Valleys

Awatere Valley

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Sub Regions of

Canterbury

{north-south}

[South Island, NZ]

WC
Who Cares?

Waipara

Canterbury Plains

{Banks Peninsula}
mentioned in study guide...

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"Micro" Regions of

Central Otago

[Otago, South Island, NZ]

WBC-BAG

Wanaka

Bendigo

Cromwell Basin
(includes Pisa & Lowburn)

Bannockburn

Alexandra Basin

Gibbston
(off to the west by Queenstown)

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Sub Regions of

Otago

[South Island, NZ]

North Otago
(1 "micro" region)
-
Waitaki Valley

Central Otago
(6 "micro" regions)
-Wanaka
-Bendigo
-Cromwell

-Bannockburn
-Alexandra Basin
-Gibbston (west by Queenstown)

7

Name of Mountain Range that divides

Nelson & Marlborough

Richmond Range

8

"Micro" Region of

North Otago

[Otago, South Island, NZ]

Waitaki Valley

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Name of the mountain chain that runs down the
western edge South Island of New Zealand

The Southern Alps

(Mt. Cook is it's highest point)

10

Where is

Golden Bay?

Nelson

Golden Bay is also known as:
Takaka

11

Where is

Banks Peninsula?

Canterbury

Note:
- Is this an 'un-official' "un-official" sub-region?
- Mentioned in study guide, but not in compendium...

12

Where is

Bannokburn?

Sub-Zone of
Central Otago

Note:
- On the Kawarau River (famous for bungee jumping!)
- South of Cromwell just below the southern tip of Lake Dunstan

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Where is

Waitaki Valley?

Sub-Zone of

North Otago

Note:
- Along the Waitaki River
- On the border with Canterbury

14

Where is

Cromwell Basin?

Sub-Zone of
Central Otago

Note:
- On the southern tip of Lake Dunstan
- Includes Pisa & Lowburn

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Where is

Waipara?

Canterbury

16

Where is

Gibbston?

Sub-Zone of
Central Otago

Note:
- On the Kawarau River (famous for bungee jumping!)
- Close to Queenstown

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Where is

Motueka?

Nelson

18

Where is

Alexandra Basin?

Sub-Zone of
Central Otago

Note:
- On the Clutha River

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19

Where is

Southern Valley?

Marlborough

20

Where is

Takaka?

Nelson

Takaka is also known as:
Golden Bay

21

Where is

Waimea Plains?

Nelson

22

Where is

Awatere Valley?

Marlborough

23

Where is

Bendigo in New Zealand?

Sub-Zone of
Central Otago

Note:
- On the northern tip of Lake Dunstan

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24

Where is

Wairua Valley?

Marlborough

25

Where is

Upper Moutere?

Nelson

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Where is

Wanaka?

Sub-Zone of
Central Otago

Note:
- On Lake Wanaka
- Rippon Winery is here!

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