Story: Bay of Plenty region

Port at Mt Maunganui, 1962 (2nd of 2)

Port at Mt Maunganui, 1962

During the 1950s there was a major expansion of the port to handle timber exports, and deep-water wharves were built. The extent of the port complex can be seen in this 1962 photograph.

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How to cite this page:

Malcolm McKinnon, 'Bay of Plenty region - Depression and recovery: 1930s to 1970s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/6597/port-at-mt-maunganui-1962 (accessed 28 September 2021)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Aug 2016