Kōrero: Bridges and tunnels

Log bridge

Log bridge

The first bridges in New Zealand were no more than a tree trunk dropped across a stream, like this one painted by Alfred Walsh in 1896.

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Auckland Art Gallery – Toi o Tāmaki
Watercolour by Alfred Walsh, 1896

Permission of Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'Bridges and tunnels - The need for bridges and tunnels', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/23619/log-bridge (accessed 7 June 2020)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010