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Sign of the Takahe


  • The Sign of the Takahe was one of four roadhouses planned by Henry George.
  • On the top of Cashmere Hill, there is an old stone building like a castle.  It is now used as a restaurant.
  • The building was constructed between 1918 and 1946, with the first section opened in 1920.
  • The Sign of the Takahe was abandoned until 1942.
  • At the Sign of the Takahe, there is a pretty garden with stone sculptures and lots of flowers.
  • You can see lots of New Zealandís famous views from the Sign of the Takahe.
  • There were four roadhouses built - the Sign of the Packhorse, the Sign of the Bellbird, the Sign of the Takahe and the Sign of the Kiwi.
This page was made by Annie, Natasha, Melissa (back), Charlotte and Yui (front).

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