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Kaimai Tunnel Stone

Kaimai Tunnel Commemoration Stone. The stone on the Strand is from the workings of the Kaimai Tunnel. First mooted in 1913, the $56 million tunnel cuts through the Kaimai Range. At 9.025km it is the longest railway tunnel in New Zealand. Four workers lost their lives during construction. 

Map No. 38.
Ngā Tapuwae ki Te Papa |
Footprints on Te Papa

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