Story: Wairarapa places

Carterton post office

Carterton post office

People pose outside the Carterton general store and post office, around 1870. At this time the town was still surrounded by forest.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: 1/2-097063; F
Photograph by Gordon Burt

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Ben Schrader, 'Wairarapa places - Carterton', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/12017/carterton-post-office (accessed 9 August 2020)

Story by Ben Schrader, updated 11 Jun 2015