Story: Manawatū and Horowhenua places

Maintaining the gorge road

Maintaining the gorge road

The steep terrain of the Manawatū Gorge makes for many earth slips and road closures in wet weather. These workmen are installing protective barriers above the road. Windmills of the Te Āpiti wind farm mark the skyline.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Manawatū and Horowhenua places - Manawatū River and Gorge', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/9436/maintaining-the-gorge-road (accessed 15 April 2021)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 22 Apr 2015