The area between the Turakina and Rangitīkei rivers, south-east of Whanganui, remained quiet even when there was conflict north and west of the town. But the military drill hall built at the new settlement of Marton shows that the settlers were prepared for possible hostilities with Māori.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Whanganui Regional Museum
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