Story: Bay of Plenty places

Kawerau site, 1952 (1st of 2)

Kawerau site, 1952

Before the building of the Kawerau timber-milling town, only paddocks lay at the foot of Mt Edgecumbe (Pūtauaki).

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Reference: Te Ao Hou 10 (April 1955), p.11

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Bay of Plenty places - Kawerau district', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 May 2022)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Jul 2015