Story: Whanganui region

Turakina cemetery

Turakina cemetery

Scots were prominent amongst settlers in the Turakina River valley. These migrants from the Borders district of Scotland, buried in the Turakina cemetery, came to the area in the 1850s.

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Diana Beaglehole, 'Whanganui region - Forging a region, 1870s–1920s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 June 2024)

Story by Diana Beaglehole, updated 1 Jun 2015