|Elevation||195 m (640 ft)|
|Distance||Wellington 137.28 km (85.30 mi)|
|Opened||9 October 1896|
|Closed||1 August 1988|
The station served the settlement of Hukanui, which was established in 1894, and was briefly called Brownston. The New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage gives a translation of "heavy snow" for Hukanui.
The station opened on 9 October 1896 and closed on 1 August 1988. It became a siding in January 2009.
- "Brownston the town its residents wanted to rename (with photo of station site)". Stuff (Fairfax). 9 February 2019.
- "1000 Māori place names". New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage. 6 August 2019.
- "Juliet Scoble: Names & Opening & Closing Dates of Railway Stations in New Zealand" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 July 2020. Retrieved 16 February 2019.
- Geoffrey B. Churchman and Tony Hurst, The Railways of New Zealand: A Journey Through History (Auckland: HarperCollins, 1991), pg. 160.