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This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 05 April 1963, "With virtually most of the construction work completed, it will not be long before the new Whakarongo bridge will be opened foe use. The formation of the roadwork has yet to be completed however. Workmen were busy fitting guardrails into position today."

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2017N_2017-20_017619
Title
"Whakarongo Bridge Nears Completion"
Relation
Manawatu Standard Negative Collection
Format
B&W negative
Held In
Coolstore
Archive
Manawatū Evening Standard Negative Collection

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Creation

Created By
Place
Whakarongo, Palmerston North
Date
April 5, 1963

Object rights

Credit Line
Fairfax Media New Zealand

Taxonomy

Tags
bridges,
roadworks,
workmen,
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