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A punt operated from from 1871 to 1886 when the first wooden bridge across the river was built. The photograph is looking towards the Tararua Ranges. People identified as Mrs Septuagesima Shailer and her children, and ferryman William Allwright of Opiki.

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2007N_Ash3_EPN_0251
Title
Crossing the Manwatu River by punt at Ashhurst
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Palmerston North
Date
1884

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Palmerston North City Library

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