The store at Hīhītahi, 16 kilometres north of Taihape, opened when the main trunk railway reached the settlement in 1904. It closed 60 years later, by which time sealed roads made it easy for locals to shop in Taihape.
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Whanganui Regional Museum, Wanganui Herald Negative Collection
Reference: WH 6739
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