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Shanties near Pūhoi (2nd of 3)

Shanties near Pūhoi

Settlers constructed primitive huts in the bush from kauri palings. The shanty in the centre of this scene in the Upper Waiwera Valley belonged to Peter and Magdalena Bayer; adjacent to it are a potato house and toilet.

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James N. Bade, 'Germans - Early settlements', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 6 March 2021)

Story by James N. Bade, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015