Woodville is a small town in the southern North Island of New Zealand. It is located 75 km nort of Masterton and 25 km east of Palmerston North, and has a population of 1479 (2001 census). The North Island is one of the two main islands of New Zealand, the other being the South Island. ... Masterton is the largest town (and local government district) in the Wairarapa region in the southeastern North Island of New Zealand. ... Palmerston North is a city in the Manawatu-Wanganui region of the North Island of New Zealand. ... 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ...
The town is located in the Tararua District of the Manawatu-Wanganui region, although it has strong ties with the Hawke's Bay region, of which it was once a part, and is sometimes also considered part of the Wairarapa. It is, however, within the catchment aea of the Manawatu River, and as such is considered officially part of Manawatu-Wanganui. The Tararua District lies near the south-east corner of New Zealands North Island. ... Manawatu-Wanganui is a region situated in the lower half of the North Island of New Zealand. ... Hawkes Bay is a region of New Zealand. ... The Wairarapa is a district or subregion of New Zealand occupying the south-eastern corner of the North Island, east of Wellington and south-west of Hawke Bay. ... The Manawatu River is a major river of the southern North Island of New Zealand. ...
Woodville lies at the northern end of the Tararua Ranges, close to the gap between them and the Ruahine Ranges formed by the Manawatu River. This, the Manawatu Gorge, provides the easiest access between the east and west coasts of the southern North Island, and as such is a major transportation link. The Palmerston North-Gisborne railway line and State Highway 3 runs through the gorge, and the latter has its junction with State Highway 2 at Woodville. The Tararua Range (often referred to as the Tararua Ranges) is one of several mountain ranges in the North Island of New Zealand which form a ridge running parallel with the east coast of the island between East Cape and Wellington. ... The Ruahine Range (often referred to as the Ruahine Ranges) is one of several mountain ranges in the North Island of New Zealand which form a ridge running parallel with the east coast of the island between East Cape and Wellington. ... The Manawatu Gorge (in Maori Te Apiti, meaning The Narrow Passage) runs between the Ruahine and Tararua Ranges of the North Island of New Zealand, linking the Manawatu and Hawkes Bay regions. ... The New Zealand State Highway network is a network of roads covering the North and South Islands. ...
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