Kōrero: Farm buildings

Mangatārata stable

Mangatārata stable

This large stable was built on Mangatārata Station, near Waipukurau, in the late 19th century. It is clad with corrugated iron, and the large driveway through the centre is lit by two large skylights. On the left side is a row of eight stalls and a tack room; on the right is a row of loose boxes and another tack room. The lofts above the stalls and loose boxes held feed for the horses. The flooring is made from blocks of tōtara, about 50 centimetres across.

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Photograph by Geoffrey Thornton

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Robert Peden, 'Farm buildings - Early station buildings', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/18516/mangatarata-stable (accessed 11 August 2022)

He kōrero nā Robert Peden, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008