Sentence Examples with the word south island

In South Island the river-beds of Otago province have been successfully worked by means of dredges, and good returns secured.

To pass Cook Strait and land in the middle province of South Island is to pass from Portugal to Switzerland, a Switzerland, however, with a seacoast that in the east centre is a dull fringe of monotonous sand dunes or low cliffs.

Some French settlers, convoyed by a man-of-war, reached Akaroa in South Island in the May following.

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Thereafter large deposits were profitably exploited in the south and west of South Island and in the Thames and Coromandel districts of the Auckland province.