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Oruaiwi township, also known as Waituhi, [ca 1922]

Reference Number: APG-1543-1/2-F

General view of Oruaiwi, also known as Waituhi, a settlement in the valley of the Taringamotu River. A bush railway track runs through the settlement, and the houses are wooden, with corrugated iron chimneys. Native forest is visible in the background, with tree stumps among the buildings. Photograph taken by Albert Percy Godber, circa 1922. This image is a film copy negative taken by Godber from a print in his album Vol 109, p 160 (PA1-q-102), including the inscription which reads "General view of Oruaiwi".

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Landscapes, related to Oruaiwi, Logging railways, Native forest - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region and Dwellings - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region.

Part of:
Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00048 (2024 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Film negative 12.5 x 10.0 cm. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.

Citation: Any publication must be accompanied by the credit "A P Godber Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library".

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom centre: General view of Oruaiwi

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