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The Gisborne Photo News



East Coast Page

By Frank Wynne-Jones


The Poverty Bay Catchment Board is carrying out flood control work in the Tokomaru Bay area. Pictured is the scene of operations alongside the township where bulldozers and draglines are building stopbanks along the Waiotu Stream.


A view down the main street of the sleepy little town of Waipiro Bay, which was once the County seat, and the busiest township on the Coast.


A view of Tokomaru Bay showing the beach settlement of Ongaruru and the Mawhai Point whaling station in the distance.