Kōrero: Manawatū and Horowhenua places

Foxton, 1868 (1 o 2)

Foxton, 1868

The sand dunes in the foreground of this 1868 view of Foxton suggest why a journalist dubbed the town ‘Sandopolis’ in 1874. At the time it was thriving from the flax industry, and was the principal European settlement in Manawatū.

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Kete Horowhenua, Foxton Historical Society
Reference: f2000.2177

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Manawatū and Horowhenua places - Foxton and the coast', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/9445/foxton-1868 (accessed 13 June 2024)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, updated 22 Apr 2015