THE BRIDGE TO NOWHERE The ill-fated Mangapurua Settlement
Arthur P. Bates

In 1917 one of the most remote valleys of the Upper Wanganui River was opened for settlement by discharged servicemen. 40 families took up what became a complete failure. The only reminder today is the bridge. First published in 1981 this is the fifth edition.

Wanganui Newspapers Ltd., 1986. Hardback with dust jacket. 168 pages. SECONDHAND

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