Story: Manawatū and Horowhenua region

Oxford Street, Levin

Oxford Street, Levin

This is the main street of Levin in 1948. The town grew rapidly after 1945. It was on the main highway, relatively close to Wellington, and had ample land for industry.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Manawatū and Horowhenua region - Heyday: 1910s to 1960s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 October 2019)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 22 Apr 2015