Story: Whanganui region

Building roads, 1850s (2nd of 2)

Building roads, 1850s

Roadbuilding was a muddy business as Whanganui was developed in the 1850s.

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Diana Beaglehole, 'Whanganui region - European settlement, 1840–1860', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 July 2024)

Story by Diana Beaglehole, updated 1 Jun 2015