Greytown is celebrated for the Victorian-era wooden buildings that line its main street. However, some are not what they seem. The former Bank of New Zealand (far left) is close to its original appearance – but the middle structure has a new frontage, designed to look old. Critics claim that such buildings are faux heritage.
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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Shirley Williams
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