Kōrero: Taranaki places

Tāngarākau, 1929 (2 o 2)

Tāngarākau, 1929

This is Tāngarākau township at its peak, in 1929, during the final phase of work on the Stratford–Taumarunui railway. The road bridge over the Tāngarākau River has been completed, while the rail bridge is being constructed. In the distance – on the far side of the sports ground – is the school, and around the field is the ‘married-with-children’ housing. The single men’s quarters are next to the road bridge, and the ‘married-without-children’ accommodation is on the near side of the river.

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Ron Lambert, 'Taranaki places - Inland Taranaki', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/25920/tangarakau-1929 (accessed 4 April 2020)

He kōrero nā Ron Lambert, updated 1 Sep 2016