Story: Manawatū and Horowhenua places



A train passes the township of Bunnythorpe, on the Palmerston North–Marton section of the main North Island line, in 1897. The connection through to Auckland was still over a decade away from completion.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Manawatū and Horowhenua places - Halcombe to Ashhurst', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 27 May 2022)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 22 Apr 2015