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Bushy Park Homestead
Corridor, Bushy Park Homestead, Wanganui, New Zealand, 22 April 2006.jpg
The corridor of Bushy Park Homestead
General information
Type homestead
Architectural style Regency architecture, American colonial architecture
Location Bushy Park
Address 791 Rangitatau East Road,
Town or city Manawatū-Whanganui
Country New Zealand
Coordinates 39°47′51″S 174°55′51″E / 39.7975°S 174.9308°E / -39.7975; 174.9308
Completed 1906
Owner Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society of New Zealand
Technical details
Floor count one
Design and construction
Architect Charles Tilleard Natusch
Designated: 22 November 1984
Reference #: 157

Bushy Park Homestead is an Edwardian-era homestead registered as a Category I heritage building by Heritage New Zealand. It is located in Bushy Park, at 791 Rangitatau East Road, 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) from Kai Iwi, Whanganui, in the Manawatū-Whanganui region.

The 22-room Edwardian homestead, designed by Charles Tilleard Natusch, includes a 109 feet (33 m) long, 6 feet (1.8 m)-wide hall that runs the length of the residence, as well as wood panelling, carved mantels, and Art Deco lights. Built by Russell and Bignell in 1906 at a cost of £4,566 for G. Frank Moore, a cattle and racehorse breeder, the residence and park were given to the Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society of New Zealand by Moore in 1962. The homestead, bird sanctuary, and rain forest have been managed by Bushy Park Homestead and Forest Trust since 1994.

Bushy Park Homestead was registered by Heritage New Zealand, then called New Zealand Historic Places Trust, on 22 November 1984 as a Category I historic place. It was recognised for being designed by one of New Zealand's foremost architects, and for its association with the Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society of New Zealand.

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