Where is Foxton New Zealand? Map of Foxton | Where is Map

Where is Foxton New Zealand? Map of Foxton

The village of Foxton was once an important deep river port serving the flax industry of the Manawatu region (New Zealand’s natural flax is known as harakeke). By the end of the 1800s, there were 50 flax mills operating within a 16-kilometer radius of Foxton.

Where is Foxton New Zealand
Where is Foxton New Zealand
Map of Foxton
Map of Foxton

Currently, one of the main attractions of the village is the Flax Stripper Museum. Another important attraction is the Molen Windmill, an exact replica of a seventeenth-century Dutch flour mill, which is in operation.

The nearby estuary and wetland of the Manawatu River have international ornithological importance and RAMSAR status; perhaps, you will come across a platalea regia. Foxton Beach is popular for swimming, surfing and fishing.

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