Kōrero: Manawatū and Horowhenua places

Road building in the Manawatū Gorge

Road building in the Manawatū Gorge

This scene captures the challenge of constructing the road through the Manawatū Gorge. Much of it had to be supported by permanent scaffolding work. The road has been much improved over the years, but is still subject to landslides and rock falls.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: 1/2-041998; F

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Manawatū and Horowhenua places - Manawatū River and Gorge', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/9437/road-building-in-the-manawatu-gorge (accessed 8 December 2022)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, updated 22 Apr 2015