Story: Whanganui places

Steamer timetable, 1912

Information about the river steamers and the accommodation house at Pipiriki are shown on the back of Hatrick and Co.’s 1912 timetable. ‘Best brands of liquors’ were for sale on the boats, and the accommodation house at Pipiriki was advertised as having 'every modern Comfort and Convenience, with Electric Light, and up-to-date Sanitary Arrangements, Hot and Cold Baths'.

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Reference: Eph-A-TOURISM-Wanganui-1912-01-outside

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Diana Beaglehole, 'Whanganui places - Whanganui River', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 May 2022)

Story by Diana Beaglehole, updated 15 Jun 2015