Duck Creek Dams - Visit

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Duck Creek Dams

Location:

SITE TO VISIT
Duck Creek Dams
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Ethnicity: European
Site type: Industrial
Where: North Shore 20 minutes from the city centre.
How to get there: Bus (Check Rideline) or taxi. Turn down Colonial Road to Chelsea Sugar Refinery from Mokoia Rd, Highbury.
How Long to allow: 1 hr.
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The brick faced lower dam

What:

Earth dams on Duck Creek built to supply an adjacent sugar works which is still operating, but not using the dams. The lower dam is brick faced internally, and basalt faced on the sea side. Now in a park.

Web Info:

http://www.chelsea.co.nz/net/sugar-history/default.aspx

http://www.historic.org.nz/TheRegister/RegisterSearch/RegisterResults.aspx?RID=7792

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