Bastia Hill Water Tower
13 Bastia Avenue, Whanganui
List Entry Information
List Entry Status
List Entry Type
Historic Place Category 2
Private/No Public Access
2nd July 1982
Horizons (Manawatu-Wanganui) Region
Lots 19-21 & Trig Res DP 2448
Bastia Hill is one of two hills in Whanganui with towers. This is the water tower. The site was the site of a fortified pa Taumahaaute.
Designed by City Engineer Crofton Staveley and Principal Assistant Engineer A Gumbley. Height including dome is 50metres.
Was still providing water in 2013. Weight of tank when full 2000 tonnes.
Please note that entry on the New Zealand Heritage List/Rarangi Korero identifies only the heritage values of the property concerned, and should not be construed as advice on the state of the property, or as a comment of its soundness or safety, including in regard to earthquake risk, safety in the event of fire, or insanitary conditions.