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This Kete records some of the many heritage sites and historic features in Taranaki.

Here are to be found plaques and sites recalling prominent members of our communities, significant events or technological innovations of the time.

Extra information on each site may be included in the attached Documents, Topics or Weblinks.


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Influenza Memorial.
Wahitapu Urupa, Lower Bayly Road, Moturoa, New Plymouth
Sir Victor Davies Memorial Lucy's Gully.
2020 View: By Hamish Crimp This memorial to Sir Victor Caddy Davies (1887 - 1977) was erected amongst the redwood
P. S Carroll Seat.
2020 View: By Hamish Crimp Located beneath mature native trees at New Plymouth's scenic Huatoki Domain, this mortared split stone
Pukekura Park Boat Landing and Steps 2020.
2020 View: By Hamish Crimp At the March 1917 meeting of the Pukekura Park Board, it was reported that the
Kaupokonui Turbine .
The Glenn Road Weir was constructed in 1941 as a replacement to the for the original weir (1900) to drive
Mangaoraka Stream Bridge 2019 (1).
2019 View: By Hamish Crimp This single-lane reinforced concrete bridge was erected during 1911 for the Taranaki County Council on the
Victoria Cross Garden.
Corner of High, Dixon and Vogel Streets, Hawera
Brooklands Saw Pit 2019.
2019 View: By Hamish Crimp This saw pit was probably constructed sometime in the mid-late nineteenth century to provide timber
Taranaki Salute to the Anzacs Wreath-laying.
Near Cenotaph, Corner of St Aubyn & Queen Streets, New Plymouth
Pukekura Ticket Box 1 2018.
2018 View of Ticket Boxes: By Hamish Crimp In 1931, it was agreed by the Pukekura Park Sports Ground Committee
New Plymouth Railway Station c1905 (Puke Ariki collection).
  Puke Ariki volunteer, David Harrop, has researched New Plymouth's railway history: the original line and why it was moved in
Mill Road Bridge 2017.
2017 View: By Hamish Crimp This bridge over the Huatoki Stream on New Plymouth's Mill Road was constructed for the
Uria Stream Tunnel 2018.
The tunnel runs below the inner Te Henui Cemetery entrance gates, with the large London Plane tree at the left
Ani Heta's Grave 2018.
2018 view of grave site/urupa: By Hamish Crimp The small parcel of land containing the grave of Ani Heta (and
This culvert was constructed over the Mangaotuku Stream in 1912 by the New Plymouth Borough Council
Belt Road Culvert 2017.
This concrete culvert was constructed over the Mangaotuku Stream in 1912.
S.S. Wanaka Boiler Bell Block 2017.
S.S. Wanaka boiler on Puketapu Reef, Bell Block Beach, November 2017: By Hamish Crimp The 491 ton S.S. Wanaka was
Scotland's Hostel Entrance Gates 2017.
2017 View: By Hamish Crimp Although the exact construction date is currently unknown, they may have been constructed around 1928
Park Tennis and Croquet Club Site 2017.
2017 view of steps and low retaining wall - these were regrettably removed in May 2018 In June 1910 the
Railway retaining wall 2017.
                                by Hamish Crimp This
Fitzroy's Pole.
Intersection Devon Road and Smart Road, Waiwhakaiho, New Plymouth
Regina Place retaining wall (2) 2017.
2017 View: By Hamish Crimp This wall is the largest surviving retaining wall constructed from Taranaki andesite in New Plymouth,
Retaining Wall, 33 Belt Road, 2017.
2017 View: By Hamish Crimp This retaining wall constructed of local Taranaki andesite was probably constructed in the 1890s, around
St Mary's Retaining Wall and Fence 2017.
2017 View: By Hamish Crimp This concrete retaining wall and small iron fence was constructed in 1901 following the lowering
Retaining Wall, 17 Vivian Street, 2017.
2017 View: By Hamish Crimp This retaining wall constructed of large blocks of Taranaki andesite probably dates to 1899-1900 -

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