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A gold-rush locality on the edge of Strath Taieri, 109 km north-west of Dunedin and 29 km north of Middlemarch. One of New Zealand’s most serious rail crashes, near Hyde in 1943, killed 21 people.

Meaning of place name
After Hyde Harris, superintendent of Otago from 1863 to 1865. Hyde was originally named Eight Mile, as it was eight miles (13 km) south-east of the earlier Hamilton diggings.