The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Wellington Provincial District]
Te Horo is a small settlement on the Wellington-Manawatu Railway line, and is forty-three miles from the Capital. The residents of the district are chiefly engaged in farming pursuits. Education for the rising generation is provided at a public school, at which the average attendance is about thirty. The nearest telegraph office is at Otaki, which is four miles to the north. Mails for Te Horo close daily at Wellington at 6 a.m., arriving at Te Horo at 9 a.m. Mails close daily at Te Horo at 9 a.m., arriving at Wellington at 1 p.m.