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Pleasant Point, South Island, New Zealand, Tourist Information

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Longview Farmstay - Pleasant Point
Timaru Farmstay and Quality Bed and Breakfast at Pleasant Point, with magnificent views over South Canterbury, New Zealand.
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Pleasant Point is a small country town in southern Canterbury, New Zealand, some 19km inland from Timaru. A service town for the surrounding farming district, it has a population of 1,222 and one of its main attractions is the heritage railway, the Pleasant Point Museum and Railway, which operates steam locomotives and one of only two Model T Ford railcar replicas in the world. For almost one hundred years, the Fairlie branch line railway passed through the town. It closed on 2 March 1968, and the heritage line utilises 2.5 km of track along the branch's old route.