Story: Whanganui region

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

Ships and riverside wharves, around 1900

The prosperity of Whanganui and its hinterland at the start of the 20th century led to busy riverside wharves, where wool, meat and timber were loaded, and coal, grain and other items offloaded.

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Diana Beaglehole, 'Whanganui region - Overview', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 December 2019)

Story by Diana Beaglehole, updated 15 Jun 2015