Kōrero: Investment

Railway cutting

Railway cutting

This massive cutting was at Manawapou on the Foxton–New Plymouth railway. Because of New Zealand’s hilly topography, and the fact that railways needed gentle turns and gradients, there was huge investment by the state in tunnels and cuttings.

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Hocken Library, University of Otago
Reference: S09-228e

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Brent Layton, 'Investment - Māori and colonial investment', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/24112/railway-cutting (accessed 25 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Brent Layton, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010