Welcome to the Swanson Heritage website – Under Construction
On the map below, you can explore the heritage of Swanson, both old and more recent. It includes buildings, foundations, locations, natural features and people.
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Thomas and Amy Kay came to their farm in Swanson from Ellerslie in June 1916. Their property was on Main Road, (now known as Waitakere Road). In later years Kay Road was named after them, but in those days was referred to as “the back road”. Weather conditions were far from idyllic when they moved, the horses and wagons were Read more...