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To see this local landmark and reserve involves a gentle stroll along bush paths and through the homestead gardens where you will find a wide selection of native and exotic trees and shrubs.
The memorial was built in 1940 for the early settlers at Mt Stewart. It is listed in the District as having heritage value with a C category.
Many people refer to the lookout as a ‘must see’ location to get a snapshot of what the Manawatu District is all about - extensive rural landscapes, rivers and the mountains of the North Island.
This small reserve has WWII Memorial gates that commemorate nine local men and is visited for the commemorative services. Planting includes kowhai and totara.