This compilation is centred about the Waipoua Forest and Districts as these were the last areas to receive community infrastructure and the problems this presented. These problems would have been typical for the whole area from South Hokianga to Northern Wairoa as those individual Villages along the way were established and settled. This would appear to have been a very frustrating time for our people of the Valleys as we look through “The Window of Time”.

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Journal 18

A scene on the Waimamaku-Omapere main road in 1906