Kōrero: Rural services

Taranaki toll-gate

Taranaki toll-gate

This toll gate stood at Waipuku, on the road between Stratford and New Plymouth, in the 1920s. Collecting tolls directly from road users was one way for local authorities to fund road construction and maintenance.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Making New Zealand Centennial Collection (PAColl-3060)
Reference: MNZ-1674-1/4-F
Photograph by John Reginald Wall

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Rural services - Roads', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/18542/taranaki-toll-gate (accessed 5 June 2020)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008