Canal on Coal Hill Road; 20-23


Canal on Coal Hill Road

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This canal on Coal Hill Road, Mangawhai was dug to drain the surrounding land which eventually ended up being Rehabilitation Farms for Returned Servicemen from WW2. The canal goes out to sea north of Te Arai point. It was built with steps either side that went to the base of the canal.

This photo was part of a collection donated by Judith Brown, nee Foote.

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