Story: Bay of Plenty places

Bent girder, Edgecumbe

Bent girder, Edgecumbe

This metal girder, once part of the Edgecumbe dairy factory, was wrenched out of shape by a magnitude 6.3 earthquake on 2 March 1987. It is on display outside the plant as a reminder of the disaster.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Bay of Plenty places - Towns of the Rangitāiki Plains', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/5716/bent-girder-edgecumbe (accessed 6 July 2020)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Jul 2015