Kōrero: Wairarapa places

Main street, Pahīatua

Main street, Pahīatua

The central strip of reserve that divides Pahīatua’s main street was originally set aside for a railway line. But the railway bypassed the town and was routed through nearby Mangamutu in the 1890s. The strip is now lined with mature trees and has a children’s playground. The yellow aeroplane is a Second World War Harvard, converted into a slide.

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Photograph by Shirley Williams

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Ben Schrader, 'Wairarapa places - Pahīatua', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11971/main-street-pahiatua (accessed 23 February 2020)

He kōrero nā Ben Schrader, updated 11 Jun 2015