Tahora, Manawatū-Whanganui

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Tahora is a small settlement located in the Manawatū-Whanganui Region in the North Island of New Zealand along the Stratford–Okahukura railway line and State Highway 43 between Stratford and Taumarunui. It was the location of an annual folk music festival for 30 years.

Tahora is located in Taranaki Region
Coordinates: 39°1′52″S 174°48′12″E / 39.03111°S 174.80333°E / -39.03111; 174.80333Coordinates: 39°1′52″S 174°48′12″E / 39.03111°S 174.80333°E / -39.03111; 174.80333
CountryNew Zealand
RegionManawatu-Wanganui Region
DistrictStratford District

Further readingEdit


  • Tahora 21st [sound recording]: a coming of age, Tahora, [N.Z.] Tahora Folk Festival, 1997 This is a 2-CD collection, featuring performers and songs from the 21st Tahora Folk Festival.
  • Ward, Julian (prod.) (2001), Tahora 25 years [videorecording], Wellington, [N.Z.] Espial Films. This is a brief video cassette chronicling the 2000–2001 Tahora Folk Festival: dedicated to the memory of Alan Muggeridge, Taranaki musician /luthier /song writer.


  • RSA Memorial Arch, Ohawe Military Cemetery, Okaiawa Cemetery, Otakeho Cemetery, Tahora Cemetery, Te Namu Maori Cemetery, Waihi Cemetery, Whangamomona Cemetery, n.p.: n.p., n.d.


  • Tahora and Raekohua, Upper Whangamomona School centennial, 1897–1997: 100 years of history, Stratford, [N.Z.]: Combined Tahora, Raekohua and Upper Whangamomona Schools Centennial, Centenary Committee, 1998, ISBN 0-473-05672-0

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