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A reminder of days past – Opiki suspension bridge

Contrafed Publishing
PHOTOGRAPHS COURTESY OF THE PALMERSTON NORTH CITY LIBRARY/MANAWATU HERITAGE COLLECTION When driving north on SH56, over the low-lying flood plains flanking the Manawatu River, you...
Heritage NZNew Zealand roads

A concise history of Kiwi roading

Gill Prentice
Richard Silcock explores the development and construction of the country’s first roads. WHEN THE FIRST Europeans settled in New Zealand their attention was largely given...