Story: Whanganui places



State Highway 1 was rerouted to bypass Mangaweka in the late 1970s. Robin White’s painting was done in 1974, but in the early 2000s Mangaweka looked much the same, with old wooden buildings and pick-up trucks.

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Auckland Art Gallery – Toi o Tāmaki
Reference: 1975/50
Screenprint by Robin White

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Diana Beaglehole, 'Whanganui places - Taihape district', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 May 2022)

Story by Diana Beaglehole, updated 15 Jun 2015