Story: Hauraki–Coromandel region

SS Hauiti on the Piako River

SS Hauiti on the Piako River

The first bridge at Ngātea, on the Piako River, opened in 1917. In this photo its centre span raised to allow the SS Hauiti to pass through.  

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Te Ara – The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Reference: Rufus E. Tye, The Hauraki Plains story. Paeroa: Thames Valley News Ltd, 1974, p. 35

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Paul Monin, 'Hauraki–Coromandel region - Transport and communications', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 April 2024)

Story by Paul Monin, updated 1 Apr 2016