Story: Bay of Plenty region

Port at Mt Maunganui, 1920s (1st of 2)

Port at Mt Maunganui, 1920s

In the 1920s the port of Tauranga amounted to four modest wharfs. Two were at Tauranga, and one at the base of the mountain. The fourth, Salisbury wharf (centre), was built to service rail construction in 1911.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Bay of Plenty region - Depression and recovery: 1930s to 1970s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/5632/port-at-mt-maunganui-1920s (accessed 15 May 2021)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Aug 2016