Story: Manawatū and Horowhenua region

Whirokino Bridge

Whirokino Bridge

Afternoon sightseers gather at the new Whirokino bridge over the Manawatū River near Foxton on 27 August 1939. The bridge had been opened in April, after severe flooding damaged the existing bridge.

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Kete Horowhenua, Horowhenua Historical Society
Reference: F1999.1326

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Manawatū and Horowhenua region - Heyday: 1910s to 1960s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/9491/whirokino-bridge (accessed 31 March 2020)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Apr 2015