Kōrero: Bay of Plenty places

Matatā (1 o 2)


In the 1920s, roads were only just replacing travel by sea. As this photograph shows, Matatā, two-thirds of the way from Tauranga to Whakatāne, now saw travellers arriving by car, where once they had come by ship.

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Whakatane District Museum and Gallery

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Malcolm McKinnon, 'Bay of Plenty places - Towns of the Rangitāiki Plains', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/5712/matata (accessed 21 April 2024)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Jul 2015