Story: Northland places



Freight trains once ran through the main street of Kawakawa, when coal was transported from nearby mines to the port of Ōpua. The main activity in the district is now farming.

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Claudia Orange, 'Northland places - The Waiōmio valley', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 1 October 2023)

Story by Claudia Orange, updated 1 May 2015