Kōrero: Volcanic Plateau places

Kuratau, 2007

Kuratau, 2007

The first Kuratau settlement was a sawmilling centre on the road to Taumarunui. Today the timber is long gone. Since the 1960s the name has referred to a lakeside settlement at the mouth of the Kuratau River. A shoreline reserve includes boat ramps, jetties and tennis courts. The view from this jetty looks south-east towards Tūrangi and Pīhanga, the round mountain in the middle distance.

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Photograph by Ross Somerville

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Volcanic Plateau places - Tokaanu district', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/15083/kuratau-2007 (accessed 25 January 2020)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, updated 25 May 2015