Story: Northland places



Kamō, 7 kilometres north of Whāngārei, is now part of Whāngārei City. It was once a coal-mining area, and in order to transport coal and mining materials a rail line was built from Whāngārei to Kamō in 1880. This is the main road through the settlement, photographed in the late 19th century.

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Claudia Orange, 'Northland places - Whāngārei city and environs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 October 2021)

Story by Claudia Orange, updated 1 May 2015