Wimbledon, New Zealand

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Wimbledon is located in North Island
Wimbledon
Wimbledon
Wimbledon World War I Memorial and school

Wimbledon is a locality in Tararua District, New Zealand. It is located on the former SH 52 between Waipukurau and Masterton. It is 21 kilometres (13 mi) from Weber, 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) from Herbertville on the coast, and 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) inland from Cape Turnagain. The Waikopiro Stream runs into the Wainui River at Wimbledon.[1][2]

Wimbledon has a war memorial and once had a school,[3] but now consists of a few houses and a tavern.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Peter Dowling (editor) (2004). Reed New Zealand Atlas. Reed Books. pp. map 50. ISBN 0-7900-0952-8. 
  2. ^ Roger Smith, GeographX (2005). The Geographic Atlas of New Zealand. Robbie Burton. pp. map 113. ISBN 1-877333-20-4. 
  3. ^ "Wimbledon war memorial". New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage. 
  4. ^ Wellington Area Trail Riding Club newsletter, Issue 91, 6 February 2007, page 4.

Coordinates: 40°28′S 176°31′E / 40.467°S 176.517°E / -40.467; 176.517