Makara, New Zealand facts for kids
With winding road access from Karori or Ohariu, Makara is a rural area with sparse development.
In the nineteenth century there was a small amount of gold-mining but no large-scale workable deposits were ever found.
Adjacent to Cape Terawhiti the Cook Strait cables come ashore, carrying power and telecommunications between the North and South Islands.
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