Story: Manawatū and Horowhenua places

Foxton motor camp

Foxton motor camp

Camps such as this sprang up to cater for motor cars. The level Manawatū Plain made it relatively easy for people to reach Foxton Beach from Palmerston North once roads were improved for cars.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Manawatū and Horowhenua places - Foxton and the coast', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/9450/foxton-motor-camp (accessed 6 December 2019)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 22 Apr 2015