Tangiwai Rail Disaster Memorial, Ohakune

4.6
#6 of 13 in Historic Sites in Manawatu-Wanganui Region
Monument · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
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  • It looks fairly benign on a sunny day but the memorial is a fitting reminder of the destructive lahar that smashed into the rail bridge here and killed so many people.  more »
  • I'd wanted to visit the Tangiwai rail disaster memorial for a number of years, but don't frequently drive the National Park route and when I have, I've missed it completely. This trip however, we...  more »
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  • Picturesque little memorial. Very informative as to why it is there. Clean and well kept.
  • A lovely memorial for such a tragic part of our history. Good signage and information. Only shame was the rubbish hadn't been cleared over the christmas period and lots of rubbish there
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