Taranaki stock and road tunnels

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A collection of articles sourced from the Daily News newspaper and published pamphlets on Taranaki road and stock tunnels. Includes two CD-R of images of some of these tunnels photographed by Colin C. Schwamm, 2003 and a CD with images of the survey maps of Te Horo Stock Tunnel.

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  Part 1

Email correspondence on the tunnels. September - November 2004.

Photocopy. The Best of the West : a heritage trail offering a unique experience of the King Country Coast. September 1996

Mt Messenger Tunnel (apparently there was a whole of work done on widening this in the early 1980's): Daily News 23 June 1983, Daily News 04 May 1982, Daily News 16 Sep 1989

Te Horo Tunnel (Stock tunnel on the White Cliffs walkway) Daily News 24 June 1995

Makahu Tunnel Daily News 21 April 1998, Daily News 26 June 1998 (photo of opening)

Tangahoe Tunnel Daily News 03 Feb 1997, Daily News 20 May 1997

Tahora Tunnel Daily News 11 March 2000

Moki Tunnel (Hobbits Hole) Daily News 22 Sep 1999

Tunnel on Okau Rd Daily News 24 Dec 1997

Uruti Rd Tunnel Daily News 19 Nov 1991

Photocopy. Pages from The Tongaporutu River Valley by Brian E. Gray. 2000

Photocopy. Page from Taranaki an illustrated history by Ron Lambert showing the Otaraoa Tunnel.

  Part 2

CD-R. Images of Taranaki tunnels and location maps collected by Colin C. Schwamm. These images are for viewing only and may not be copied. 6 Sept. 2003

  Part 3

CD-R. Copies of survey map SO983 ; SO378 and page from O'Donahan's fieldbook p. 24

Permission to re-use from LINZ, Hamilton.

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