Tokomaru Ghost Town (I5)

Tokomaru Bay ghost town and historic wharf and meat-freezing works ruins, East Cape New Zealand.

GPS: -38.106321 178.352241

Tokomaru Bay, ghost town, and wharf overview

Tokomaru Bay, ghost town, and wharf overview

 

The historic Tokomaru Wharf

The historic Tokomaru Wharf

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Tokomaru ghost town and historic wharf overview

Tokomaru ghost town and historic wharf overview

 

 

Tokomaru ghost town...the 1912 New Zealand Shipping Company LTD.

Tokomaru ghost town…the 1912 New Zealand Shipping Company LTD.

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Plaque on the 1912 Shipping Company Tokomaru ghost town building.

Plaque on the 1912 Shipping Company Tokomaru ghost town building.

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Info plaque mounted on the Tokomaru ghost town building.

Info plaque mounted on the Tokomaru ghost town building.

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Woolstore in the New Zealand Shiping Company building.

Woolstore in the New Zealand Shiping Company building.

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Tokomaru wharf

Tokomaru wharf

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The crumbling undersides of the Tokomaru wharf.

The crumbling undersides of the Tokomaru wharf.

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Rust and ruin under the Tokomaru wharf.

Rust and ruin under the Tokomaru wharf.

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The end bits of the Tokomaru wharf.  Watch them sway in the waves.

The end bits of the Tokomaru wharf. Watch them sway in the waves.

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A view of the Tokomaru wharf-ruins area from the derelict water tank.

A view of the Tokomaru wharf-ruins area from the derelict water tank.

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1917 Sheep freezing works ruins and the Tokomaru wharf.

1917 Sheep freezing works ruins and the Tokomaru wharf.

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Historic Tokomaru wharf from a local history book.

Historic Tokomaru wharf from a local history book.

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Tokomaru ruins

Tokomaru ruins

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The Tokomaru Freezing works from a local history book. Note the 1910 and 1917 dates.

The Tokomaru Freezing works from a local history book. Note the 1910 and 1917 dates.

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1917 date on the Tokomaru Sheep Freezing ruins building.

1917 date on the Tokomaru Sheep Freezing ruins building.

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Inside the Tokomaru sheep-freezing ruins.

Inside the Tokomaru sheep-freezing ruins.

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The stream running thru the Sheep-freezing ruins.

The stream running thru the Sheep-freezing ruins.

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Tokomaru ruins row...explore inside!

Tokomaru ruins row…explore inside!

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Inside the Tokomaru Ruins.

Inside the Tokomaru Ruins.

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Bank of New Zealand buiilding.

Bank of New Zealand building.

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1929 Tokomaru ghost town building.

1929 Tokomaru ghost town building.

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The New South Wales bank at the Tokomaru ghost town site.

The New South Wales bank at the Tokomaru ghost town site.

The New South Wales bank at the Tokomaru ghost town site, East Cape New Zealand.

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One Response to “Tokomaru Ghost Town (I5)”

  1. Debora Campbell Says:

    My grand mother Ola Irene Hanrahan, nee Connelly was born here in 1908 to Edmund Connelly and Mary Theresa nee Grieves. I heard through my late father ( Ola’s son, Alston Claude Hanrahan) that Edmund ran a general shop in the town ?

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