After the Second World War the population of the farming settlement of Āria dropped and small businesses and services closed. A resident has commented humorously on this change by erecting a population sign. It is aptly placed in front of an old chimney stack, the only remnant of a house which once graced this site.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Kerryn Pollock
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