Story: Manawatū and Horowhenua region

Foxton in the 1870s

Foxton in the 1870s

The Manawatū Hotel in Foxton was often crowded with travellers on their way to Wellington. The Manawatū River crossing at Foxton was the widest, apart from that at Scotts Ferry on the Rangitīkei River.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, William James Harding Collection (PAColl-3042)
Reference: 1/2-025162; F
Photograph by William James Harding

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Manawatū and Horowhenua region - Māori and European newcomers, 1820–1870', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 October 2019)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 22 Apr 2015