Lauriston, New Zealand

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Lauriston goods shed

Lauriston is a lightly populated locality in the Canterbury region of New Zealand's South Island. It is situated on the Canterbury Plains south of the Rakaia River, some 20 kilometres (12 mi) inland from Rakaia. It was named after one of its pioneer settlers with the name of Laurie.[1]

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  1. ^ Reed, A. W. (2010). Peter Dowling, ed. Place Names of New Zealand. Rosedale, North Shore: Raupo. p. 214. ISBN 9780143204107.

Coordinates: 43°44′S 171°47′E / 43.733°S 171.783°E / -43.733; 171.783