Bridge Pā

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Bridge Pā is a rural Māori settlement and surrounding area in Hawke's Bay, New Zealand, located approximately 10 kilometres inland from Hastings.wikipedia
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Hawke's Bay Region

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Bridge Pā is a rural Māori settlement and surrounding area in Hawke's Bay, New Zealand, located approximately 10 kilometres inland from Hastings.

Hastings Aerodrome

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The surrounding area includes Hastings Aerodrome, two golf clubs, a car club, and a Deer Stalkers hall.
The settlement of Bridge Pa is located close by.

Hastings, New Zealand

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Bridge Pā is a rural Māori settlement and surrounding area in Hawke's Bay, New Zealand, located approximately 10 kilometres inland from Hastings.
Outlying communities: Bridge Pa, Karamu, Longlands, Mangateretere, Maraekakaho, Omahu/Fernhill, Pakipaki, Pukahu, Twyford.

Māori people

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Bridge Pā is a rural Māori settlement and surrounding area in Hawke's Bay, New Zealand, located approximately 10 kilometres inland from Hastings.

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Bridge Pā is a rural Māori settlement and surrounding area in Hawke's Bay, New Zealand, located approximately 10 kilometres inland from Hastings.

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The pā itself comprises approximately 70 households, a school, a meetinghouse of the LDS Church, two marae (Korongata Marae and a later addition in 1984 of the Mangaroa Marae), a cemetery, a disused quarry, and the 140-year-old historical Homestead of the Puriri Family.

Meeting house

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The pā itself comprises approximately 70 households, a school, a meetinghouse of the LDS Church, two marae (Korongata Marae and a later addition in 1984 of the Mangaroa Marae), a cemetery, a disused quarry, and the 140-year-old historical Homestead of the Puriri Family.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

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The pā itself comprises approximately 70 households, a school, a meetinghouse of the LDS Church, two marae (Korongata Marae and a later addition in 1984 of the Mangaroa Marae), a cemetery, a disused quarry, and the 140-year-old historical Homestead of the Puriri Family.

Aquifer

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Located on the edge of an unconfined aquifer, the surrounding land is free-draining and is used for sheep grazing, horticulture and wine production.

Ruahine Range

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Bridge Pā is approximately 20km from the coast, and with the central North Island mountain ranges of the Ruahines and Kawekas to intercept the prevailing westerly winds, the region enjoys a Mediterranean climate with around 2350 sunshine hours per annum and very low humidity.

Kaweka Range

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Bridge Pā is approximately 20km from the coast, and with the central North Island mountain ranges of the Ruahines and Kawekas to intercept the prevailing westerly winds, the region enjoys a Mediterranean climate with around 2350 sunshine hours per annum and very low humidity.

Mediterranean Sea

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Bridge Pā is approximately 20km from the coast, and with the central North Island mountain ranges of the Ruahines and Kawekas to intercept the prevailing westerly winds, the region enjoys a Mediterranean climate with around 2350 sunshine hours per annum and very low humidity.

Hawke's Bay wine region

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It is recognised as a premium wine growing area in the Hawke’s Bay wine region.

Merlot

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Wines grown include Merlot, Syrah, Chardonnay and Sauvignon blanc.

Syrah

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Wines grown include Merlot, Syrah, Chardonnay and Sauvignon blanc.

Chardonnay

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Wines grown include Merlot, Syrah, Chardonnay and Sauvignon blanc.

Sauvignon blanc

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Wines grown include Merlot, Syrah, Chardonnay and Sauvignon blanc.

Tephra

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In ancient times the area was blanketed by the pumice tephra of numerous Taupo volcanic events.

Lake Taupo

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In ancient times the area was blanketed by the pumice tephra of numerous Taupo volcanic events.

Ngaruroro River

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Much of the Triangle area covers the historical (pre-1860s earthquake) riverbed of the nearby Ngaruroro River.

Marae

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Bridge Pā has two marae.

Hapū

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Korongatā Marae and Nukanoa meeting house is a meeting place of the Ngāti Kahungunu hapū of Ngāti Pōporo and Ngāti Whatuiāpiti.

Ngāti Kahungunu

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Korongatā Marae and Nukanoa meeting house is a meeting place of the Ngāti Kahungunu hapū of Ngāti Pōporo and Ngāti Whatuiāpiti.