Story: Manawatū and Horowhenua places



Ashhurst, established in 1877, was the easternmost of the Manchester block settlements. Today it is an outer suburb of Palmerston North. It lies at the junction of roads to Feilding, the Pohangina valley and, via the Manawatū Gorge, Woodville and Hawke’s Bay.

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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