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Magazine, photographs Kopu-Hikuai / Wakatere

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Magazine, New Zealand Weekly News. Part copy of April 10 1967 Weekly News..1 page has photo of Kopu-Hikuai Road. Caption: “Opened and Closed. The new Kopu-Hikuai road across Coromandel Peninsula was no sooner officially opened than heavy rain and slips closed it to traffic. These views were before and after the deluge.” .2 Cover has Women Hanging on to sides of miniature train..3: Photograph of Wakatere. Caption: Thames Service. The Northern Steam Ship Co. Ltd paddle-steamer Wakatere, 441 tons gross, built in Dumbartonshire in 1896, was brought out to New Zealand at the end of that year to begin 30 years of service on the Hauraki Gulf run from Auckland to Thames. The Wakatere was one of the most popular steamers in the gulf service, and a great favourite for excursions and picnics on public holidays. Her paddles churned her along at from 15 to 16 knots. In 1926 she was laid up and later sold for scrap. .4: Has photos from Horse of year competition at Levin.

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    Magazine, photographs Kopu-Hikuai / Wakatere

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