Historic Boundaries and Places in Manawatū-Whanganui

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Rangitane, Ngati Raukawa and Ngati Kauwhata have historic and continuing settlements along the Manawatū River and its tributaries.

1841 to 1853
part of the Province of New Munster
Included in Wellington Province
In 1988 Manawatū County was amalgamated with Kairanga County; becoming Manawatū District
In 1989 the then Manawatū District was amalgamated with Feilding Borough, Oroua County, Pohangina County and Kiwitea County to become the Manawatū District - and the old District, Borough & County Council administrations dissolved/combined to form the Manawatū District Council
since 1989 -

Old Spelling : Manawatu-Wanganui - changed 2019 to Manawatū-Whanganui

Manawatū-Whanganui Region is confirmed and is administered by the Horizons Regional Council.
The region boundaries - western boundary; north of Taumarunui to south of Levin - eastern boundary; Cape Turnagain to Owhanga. The region borders the Waikato, Taranaki, Hawke's Bay and Wellington regions.
Territorial authorities
Palmerston North City
Manawatū District
Horowhenua District
Tararua District
Rangitikei District
Whanganui District
Ruapehu District
Stratford District (part)
Waitomo District (part)
Taupō District (part)

Known Settlers in 1868 (# David Keith O'Connor - list temp. until profiles found)
Manawatu - G.Brenner/ M.Cullin / M.Hamilton /A. McEwen / D. McEwen / G.T.McEwen /T. McEwen /J. Marshall / G.Mends / D.Monrad / John Munroe / E.Readon / R.Readon / D.Rowland / J. Sly /R. Stanley / P.Stewart / W.Watson / H.West / L.G.West /
Ngawhakarau - H. Eastman
Awapuni - P. Marshall
Fitzherbert - A.Corborough / H.Engels / C.Shute
Rangitikei Line - R. Ross
Te Matai - J.T. Dalrymple
Raukawa - W. Cummings / A. Grammar / G. Richard snr. / W.Waugh


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The category "Horowhenua District,Manawatū-Whanganui" has been deleted as there was no space after the comma, (a category error), could you please remove the link to it on this page, as it cannot be accessed.

Many thanks, Margaret, categorization project volunteer.