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Centennial Park Waterwheel

The Centennial Park Waterwheel.Located in Taradale's Centennial Park, this timber-built waterwheel replaces the original built for Mount St Mary Seminary before World War I. Connected to a small generator, it provided electric lighting for the brothers and priests.

The restored wheel was crafted by Parks Department carpenter Hans Hengst.

Supported by a timber frame, it was placed in the park in 1970.

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Built by parks workshop 1990 JTH Napier City Council

 

Centennial Park Waterwheel Images

Centennial Park Waterwheel Location Map

Centennial Park, between Taradale Library and Puketapu Road.

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