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 1950's  decade
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Edmund Hilary
on Everest, the day before his successful event.
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Queen Elizabeth 11  in Hastings  1954

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Rear-Admiral George Dufek, American task force commander in the Antarctic
greets Sir Vivian Fuchs & Edmund Hillary.

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Mrs B. Crowther, a high jumper with the English team at the 1950 Empire Games during a visit to Rotorua.

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Don Clarke, kicking the All Blacks to victory through the 1950's.
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Mr & Mrs Cecil Tucker strike gymnastic poses & with Mr Russell Middlebrook at Piha.

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Mr B. King tending a crop of potatoes in front of his modern home.

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Mr G. Pomana, a dairy farmer with his horse

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Mrs King serves afternoon tea when Mrs H H Dewes, a neighbour calls.

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Children with their teacher at the Waipaoa Station School. the fathers all work at Waipaoa Station

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Australian brothers K. & M. Rowley finish 1st & 2nd in the NZ Derby at the Easter Carnival.

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Finish of the 120yds handicap won by R G Dalziel

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Collie Club parade
Ellen & Brian Lawrence, of Rotowaro, South Auckland with their collie.
1951 Decade

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1st cricket test at Christchurch,  Hadlee & Wallace at Lancaster Park.

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Television has a studio test in Wellington Mr Bernard Beeby directs Aunt Daisy &
 Mr J. Telfer explains the camera to Mr W. Yates, Director of Broadcasting.

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Walter Anglesey age 5yrs with a 16lb snapper caught in Taranaki.

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Bombadier John McCauley of Hamilton has a meal in comparative comfort in this field at the Korean battlefront.

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NZ'ers at the Korean battlefront  from left
Sgt. G. Gallagher, Wellington:  Gunners D. Feehan, Wellington:  B. Boyden, Dannevirke: 
D. Liddington, Hamilton:  W. Monkhouse, Whangarei:  R. Farrow, Dannevirke:

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Mr C. Doyle, freezing works leader at a march.

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Inspector D R Sugrue, Messers T Hill, T.G.Wells & E.A.Napier.

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David, Helen, Colin & Bruce DICK of Lilybank Station collecting mail in snow.

1952 Decade

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NZ Olympic Team to compete at Helsinki
Miss Yvette Williams (women's broad jump)

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Bob Scott & George Nepia  at a  Rugby match at Gisborne oval.

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Migration Officer at Carlton House London Mr C. Stevenson & High Commissioner Mr F.W.Dodge
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New canning factory for Gisborne
Mr G.J.Wattie inspecting corn grown by  Mr B.J.Taylor, of Bushmere.

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Stewart Taylor age 3 eating corn grown by his father.

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Inspection of firemaen's axes by Station Officer A.J.Edmonds.

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Martha gold mine ends 65 yr life.
Mr A F. Lowrie, mine manager &  Mr A.E.Waite on the steps of the old mine office

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3 miners  Mr W. Radford (shaft boss) C.Brooks & L.Warn.

1953 Decade

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Knucklebone champs  - Yvonne Midson, age 11 & Alan Rear.

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Miss Harris  driving the school bus.

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The Hon. & Mrs T.C.Webb  bade goodbye to Queen Salote of Tonga.

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A.H.Reed author  of Dunedin,  standing on a 15 ft log at Helensville

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Prime Minister Mr Holland surveys the disaster with Mr H.C. Lusty, General Manager of Railways.
30 December 1953 train disaster

1954 Decade

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Ina Low, Auckland capt.  gets possession of the ball and falls.

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NZ Basketball championships Hastings.
Vera Sunde, Auckland,  shoots a goal against Hawke's Bay

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Peter Donaldson  age 5 with mother had the best turned-out trolley
Gerard Wilkinson competing in the senior race

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R.J. Charles of Masterton  & J.D. Durry of Otago at Golf championships.

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Rowena Jackson & Bryan Ashbridge  of Sadlers Wells ballet to
dance at the Auckland festival.

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Miss Margaret Beere riding in the Blossom festival in Hawke's Bay

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Margaret Velvin & Shona Marr in the Blossom week finery.

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Miss P. Coombe and the wheel of flowers at the blossom festival.

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Miss K. Jackson winner of the dressmaking competition models the frock she made.

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Inspector D R Sugrue calls on Wellington demonstrators to halt.

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Mr L. Irvine demonstrates fat lamb judging to
 Miss Gladys Bird (Te Puke) & Miss Mary Malloy (Tauriko)

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Making judges notes at Counrty Girl's Club.
Misses Sonia Holmes, Judith Mark, Mary Hopping, Shirley Holmes & Mary Parnwell.

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3 girls  from Patetonga, Misses Peggy Caldwell, Molly Duffy & Pat Caldwell

1955 Decade

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National Lawn Tennis championships.
Miss J. Burke (Auckland)  & J. A. Barry (Wellington)

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Ski plane lands on Southern Alps ski field.
Mr H.R.Wigley with Sir Edmund Hilary & Mt Cook guide Harry Ayres.

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Major A.V. McKenzie  showing men how to dig a trench at Ngaruawahia camp.

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Auckland Anniversary. Regatta
22ft mullett boat "Eranie" (V. lingard)

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John Crowther age 16mths held by his father Mr H. Crowther (Christchurch) at the camp in Queenstown..

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Hugh age 2yrs gets a bath by his mother Mrs D C Paterson (Invercargill)  at camp in Queenstown

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K.R.Binney (Auckland) prepares a meal at  camp at Queenstown

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David Fraser (Invercargill) in his tent at Queenstown.

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K.R. Binney of Auckland pprepares a meal.

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4 boys with their 1918 car at Queenstown motor camp.
R. Jenkins,  N. Kennedy,  P.Bell & J. Mann.

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Cabinet grants reprieve to South Otago mining centre at Kaitangata
Mr J. Uren enjoying a pipe and chat with Mr W. Hughes.

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Senior Commissioned shipwright R.S.Hurden explains
 a feature of a transparent model of a frigate

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Mr G. W. Heald, a Winter Show judge for 31 yrs at Waikato winter show.

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Mrs T. Trotman judging at the Waikato Winter Show.

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9 Nov. 1955 Opening of Rimituka railway tunnel.
Mr McAlpine presenting a pair of scissors to the Prime Minister for cutting the ribbon

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Messers C. Jacobsen & F. Cassin holding pieces of uranium ore at Buller Gorge.

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Mr Jacobsen showing pieces of ore to visitors at Berlins.

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Messers A. Mackintosh & J. Petersen (Christchurch) testing boulders on the banks of the Buller River.

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Mr F. Bowen (Greymouth) a senior geologist exposing a face of rock.

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Mr & Mrs T.J. McKee (Nelson) checking a public posting  for mining rights.

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Group Capt John Cunningham & Capt. Peter Bugge at the controls of the Comet.

1956 Decade

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Southland Centennial
Mr Holyoake displaying a bottle of home brew

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Mr Godfrey Bowen  shearing  record  at Ohinewairua Station near Taihape.

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Stirling Moss  holding the winners trophy at Grand Prix Ardmore.

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Racing Drivers big day
M A Hunt's 1914 Minerva leading in the Veteran Grand Prix for vintage cars.

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Stirling Moss driving the winning Porsche Spyder in the Ardmore Handicap.

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Mrs Goodson holding  Opononi Jack the dolphin

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Mr Geoff Smith, auctioning sheep.

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E D Weekes (West Indies) congratulates S. N. McGregor at NZ 1st cricket test at Eden Park.

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G. Sobers  signing young autograph hunters  at the cricket match.

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NZ Cricket Team
Mr G. C. Burgess (Manager) J.C.Alabaster, H.B.Cave,  A.R.MacGibbon,  D.D.Beard, S.C.GuillenL.S.Miller, 
Mr W.M.Wallace (coach) I.Mc.Sinclair,  M.E.Chapple, D.D.Taylor, J.R.Reid (Captain) J.E.Beck,  S.N.McGregor.

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The NZ Captain J.R.Reid  reading congratulatory telegrams.

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4 South Africans B.F.Howe,  J.J.Nel,  C.J.van Wyke,  H.P.J.Becker, watching the procession.

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Northland railcar service inaugurated
The guard Mr C.J.Owen, hands a tablet to the driver Mr W.Hammond.

1957 Decade

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Karkariki School  at the 66th Waikato A&P show,  Karen Jonson, Peter Jonson,  Philip Heath.

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Viscount & Lady Cobham & children twins, Lucy & Sarah (age 3)  Nicholas (age 6) Richard (age 8)
Christopher (age 9) Catherine (age 11)  Juliet (age 13)  & John (age 14)  sailing to NZ.

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Messrs T.Groot & M. McFabish  loweing sticks of dynamite down a 200ft shot hole.

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Dr John Irving & Mr McAlpine, Minister of Mines in Taranaki

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Mr L.W.Pomphery recording a shot in the instrument truck.

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Drilling on Mr W.Edwards property at Whareora.

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Mrs McGregor & dau. Virginia at Mt Linton Station, Southland.

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At the station homestead Mr & Mrs McGregor watch Virginia & Alastair on horseback.

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Troopers N. Pepene (Northland) G.Otene (Mangamuka) A.J.Allen (Taranaki)  P.N.Hunt (Taumarunui)
S.C.Watene (Northland)  & T.A.Stevens (Northland)

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Miss Karen Roberts, Queen of Blossom at Alexandra.

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Misses June Anderson (Country Girls') and Nola  McGettigan (Rowing Club) runners up in blossom festival.

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Mr & Mrs Nash (new Prime Minister) in their garden

1958 Decade

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Mr W. Howjohns age 85  & Mr G. Rivers age 91 at opening of new bridge.

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Mr J. Jones with 2 snapper he caught  22lb & 20lb.

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Mr Inia te Wiata  with carvings he had done 11yrs ago at Ngaruawahia.

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Peas being cut on Mr L.A.Palmer's property at Waimea West.

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P.Cates (Canterbury) winning 220yrs hurdle A.G.Lawless on the ground.

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P.Wells (Canterbury) winner of the high jump.

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3 Auckland champions  B.Magee (6 miles)  M.G.Halberg (3 miles)  and W. Baillie (1 mile)

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Mr Skogland & dau. Miss Meg Skoglund with granddaughter Jennifer Dale & friend Lynette Martin.

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M. Hahn (Auckland) retained his title with a javelin throw.  &
D. Earwaker (Otago) winning 88yds & F. Penlington (Auckland) 2nd.

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M.L.Rae (Auckland) winning the 100yds.

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R.Williams (Auckland) won the long jump .
D.Norris (Auckland) winner of hop, step and jump.
Halberg leading the field in the 3miles.

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Lord Cobham leaving after visiting Taita Junior Youth Club.

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Technical College, Petone apprentices.
J.Cunningham,  E. Taylor, H. Fitzgerald.

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Mr H. White & Mr P. Carroll  discussing days tasks.

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Mr Skoglund, Hons. F. Hackett (Minister of Labour)
H.G.R.Mason (Attorney-General) H.Watt (Minister of Works)

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Mr A.J.Faulkner M.P. for Roskill & Mr Skoglund.

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Lord Cobham & Danny  Cater (age 8) at Trafalgar Park & Mr C.J.Cox
chairman of the Children's Day Committee.

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Sir Edmund Hilary, M.Ellis, J.G. Bates, P.D.Mulgrew, D.Wright.
Sir Edmund Hilary with Rear-Admiral George Dufek before leaving for Scott Base.

1959 Decade

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Mr A.H.Reed, of Dunedin age 84 enjoys walking.

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Karen Callender, age 8yrs won Miss Auckland Junior contest.
Christine Hitchcock age 6 was a prize winner.

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Mrs A.G. Passmore, of Nelson with dau. Elizabeth age 21mths.

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Miss Suzanne Kay of Nelson with her water skis.

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Traction engine rally at Gore
Mr Ossie Crooks(
Invercargill)  competing in the seesaw contest.

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Messrs N. Ryan & R. Cunningam operating Mr Geo. McLeod's 9 hp Burrell.
prossessions of traction engines rumbling along the main st. of Gore. 11 March 1959

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Whole page thousands watched 24 traction engines through Gore bound for a rally at Charlton.

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Miss Carol Stewart of Whangarei at Bayly's Beach digging for tohera's

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Miss Iona Stanton, Mr W.Russ, Miss Adrien Anderson and Mr R. King digging for toheroa's
3 12 yr olds  Margaret Fife, Barbara Hay & Diane Conway at Bayly's Beach. from Whangarei
Mr & Mrs McKeown of Kaitaia, on 90 mile Beach.

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Mr Jeff Morris, harpoonist on the "Colville"

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Mr G. E. Glink, cook at the whaling base.
Mr D. George putting a keen edge on his knife.

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Mr T. Gullery at the helm, the chaser Oria rounds Cape Barrier.

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Messers J. Bannister & W. Rayner, on a floating bedstead paddled across the harbour.

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Richard Salter, a 5yr old pedal car competitor

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Captain F.P. Ladd took an early lead in the speed section of the race.
Mr D. Smith set out in an outrigger  bath powered by an outboard motor.

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Paul Johnston, age 8 travelled on both land & water in apropellor driven model amphibian.

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Nika Ti Tare Anihana, a chief of Ngapuhis age 90  married Mrs Mahurehure Kaihi age 68

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The couple driving on to the marae in an old time wagonette drawn by 2 white horses.

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The bridegroom placing the ring on the bride's finger.
The 3 tier wedding cake.

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
28 February 2020

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