The original Urenui Hotel. It may have been known as the 'Star Hotel', built in 1879, on the corner of Nikorima and Ngatoki Streets. A report in the Taranaki Herald dated May 1879, states the new Star Hotel as having a frontage of 40 feet, a depth of 40 feet and elevation of 24 feet. There are three horse-drawn carts in front of the hotel with several people, some sittiing on the carts and others standing on the road. A row of trees can be seen in the background on the right.
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