There once was a bridge

Back in the day the footbridge across the Waikawa Stream was upstream closer to the end of Drake Street. Lesley-Anne Walker sent us some photos of how the bridge was, and when it met its end.

Rickety old footbridge.
The old footbridge over the Waikawa Stream. Photo courtesy of LA Walker.
Kids jumping off the rickety old bridge.
A spot of high-tide diving from the old footbridge over the Waikawa Stream. Photo courtesy of LA Walker.
Rickety old footbridge sunk in the stream.
The old footbridge over the Waikawa Stream just gave up. Photo courtesy of LA Walker.

2 thoughts on “There once was a bridge”

  1. The bridge featured in the movie adaptation of The God Boy (by Ian Cross), which was filmed around Waikawa and Manakau in the mid-70’s.

    Usual residence: NZ

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