hawarden

Settlement 26 km south-west of Culverden. Back-country roads to Lake Taylor and the head of the south branch of the Hurunui begin at Hawarden.

Meaning of place name
Probably named after Hawarden Castle, the home of William Gladstone, British prime minister. The castle came into Gladstone's hands in 1874, and means castle on the hill or high enclosure.

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