Kōrero: Building stone

Taieri River bridge (1 o 2)

Taieri River bridge

The Taieri River bridge near Hyde has impressive abutments and piers made of locally quarried schist blocks. It was opened on 18 December 1879 by Mrs Brown, the wife of the engineer who designed the bridge and supervised construction.

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Photograph by Geoffrey Thornton

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Simon Nathan and Bruce Hayward, 'Building stone - Stone buildings in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/8067/taieri-river-bridge (accessed 8 December 2023)

He kōrero nā Simon Nathan and Bruce Hayward, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006