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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