Story: King Country places

Awakino, 2011

Awakino, 2011

Awakino lies beside the beautiful Awakino River, on one of the last bends before the river drains into the Tasman Sea. Whitebaiting stations and small jetties are located on both sides of the river. This is the settlement of Awakino, looking up the river along Iredale Quay.

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Kerryn Pollock, 'King Country places - Piopio to Mōkau', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 May 2021)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, updated 30 Mar 2015