The first bridge at Ngātea, on the Piako River, opened in 1917. In this photo its centre span raised to allow the SS Hauiti to pass through.
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Te Ara – The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Reference: Rufus E. Tye, The Hauraki Plains story. Paeroa: Thames Valley News Ltd, 1974, p. 35
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