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The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Wellington Provincial District]

Taueru. — Taueru


Taueru, a settlement in the Wairarapa North County, is seventy-eight miles from Wellington, and about eight miles from Masterton. The residents of the district are chiefly employed in pastoral and agricultural pursuits. Education is provided for the rising generation by a public school, at which the average attendance is about fifty. There is no telegraph office, but a telephone connects with Masterton. A coach leaves Masterton for Taueru on Tuesdays and Fridays at 7.30 a.m., and carries mails and passengers. Mails for Taueru close at Wellington on Mondays and Thursdays at 2.50 p.m., arriving at Taueru on Tuesdays and Fridays at 9.30 a.m. The return mails close at Taueru on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 12.20 p.m., arriving at Wellington at 7.50 p.m.