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Matainaka

In 1843 Jonny Jones built a house on Matainaka. It was the first farm in New Zealand. This house is above an old whaling station.

It has 3 different parts to it. A school house, barn, the school and a small toilet!

You can see it if you go to Waikouaiti.

Image: Matanaka Farm. Granary, Three-Seater Privy and Schoolhouse. Image courtesy of commons.wikimedia.org.
Copyright: Karora - Wikimedia Commons. Taken By: Karora - Wikimedia Commons. Date: 23/04/2008.

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