Pleasant Point

Pleasant Point is a small town in , on the of . Had Richard Pearse been able to make a controlled landing in a field instead of on top of hedges some time in 1902 or 1903, Pleasant Point, rather than , would probably be remembered as the place where man first flew in a heavier than air machine.

Landmarks in the Area

Tourist attraction
The Pleasant Point Museum and Railway is a heritage railway located in the small country town of Pleasant Point in southern Canterbury, , inland from . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.5.

Athletics track
Timaru International Motor Raceway is a motor racing circuit situated about 10 minutes or 8 kilometres outside of , . is situated 7 km southeast of Pleasant Point.

Aerodrome
Richard Pearse Airport, also known as Timaru Airport, is located off the Pleasant Point HWY, 4 km north of the suburb in , . is situated 9 km southeast of Pleasant Point. Photo: Phillip Capper, CC BY 2.0.

Localities in the Area

Locality
Kerrytown is a small rural community in the Timaru District, Canterbury, . is situated 5 km east of Pleasant Point.

Locality
Levels is a small rural community in the Timaru District, New Zealand. is situated 9 km southeast of Pleasant Point.

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