The above photos of the town of Mangaweka were taken in 2007, the first
time I ever saw it.
I thought it was one of those 'old time' facades to attract tourists because it was one street over from the highway that runs by. Turns out, it IS the town! Just the one block on either side of the street.
Fast forward to this year:
So, I guess we will put Mangaweka on the list of places to see again soon!