Story: Whanganui region

T. W. Downes on the Whanganui River

T. W. Downes on the Whanganui River

T. W. Downes, who wrote extensively about the Whanganui River and worked for the Wanganui River Trust for many years, is third from the left in this group of men on one of Hatrick and Company’s motorised canoes in the early 1920s.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, F. J. Denton Collection
Reference: 1/1-000494;G
Photograph by Frank J. Denton

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Diana Beaglehole, 'Whanganui region - Cultural life', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/19093/t-w-downes-on-the-whanganui-river (accessed 7 December 2019)

Story by Diana Beaglehole, updated 15 Jun 2015