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State Highway 40, Ahititi-Okau
Tangahoe Tunnel - West Portal The Tangahoe Tunnel was constructed in 1928. At 160 metres long it's one of the longest  of Taranaki tunnels. A plaque inside the eastern portal records
               As the rugged inland of Taranaki was surveyed and opened up for Pakeha settlement in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, roadmakers
  Otaraoa Road Tunnel - West Portal The Tarata (Otaraoa Road) tunnel was dug in 1904 and the Clifton County Engineer reported "that the tunnel on Otaraoa Road had been
Sometimes known locally as the Taniwha Tunnel (after Ruataniwha Point) this was a stock tunnel providing an access to and from the beach at the northern end of the Parininihi/White Cliffs. The