Story: Whanganui region

Ships and riverside wharves, around 1900 (2nd of 2)

Ships and riverside wharves, around 1900

Whanganui and its hinterland were prosperous at the start of the 20th century. The riverside wharves were busy, with wool, meat and timber being loaded, and coal, grain and other items offloaded.

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Diana Beaglehole, 'Whanganui region - Overview', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/19002/ships-and-riverside-wharves-around-1900 (accessed 12 July 2020)

Story by Diana Beaglehole, updated 1 Jun 2015