Story: Whanganui region

Abandoned farm

Abandoned farm

Abandoned farm buildings near Horopito, north of Ōhakune, are silent witness to the difficulties of making farming pay in the Whanganui hill country.

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Diana Beaglehole, 'Whanganui region - Hard times, easier times, 1920s–1960s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 27 May 2019)

Story by Diana Beaglehole, updated 15 Jun 2015