The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Wellington Provincial District]
This district forms a riding of the Rangitikei County, but is a portion of the Wanganui Electoral District, the population being 207. The station (flag), which is but forty-one foot above sea-level, is eighteen miles south-east of Wanganui and 131 miles from Wellington There is a local post-office, where mails are daily received and despatched to and from the north and south, and the nearest telegraph office is Turakina, five miles distant.
Wangaehu Post-Office is situated nine-and-a-miles by road from Wanganui. Mails close and arrive daily, the office being at the Bridge Hotel, where Mrs. Hillier is in charge as postmistress.