Manawatū Evening Standard Negative Collection

These images come from the back catalogue of negatives created by the Manawatu Evening Standard from 1956-1999. Negatives are continually being digitised and processed, so keep checking back to see what has been added to the online collection. Contact heritage@pncc.govt.nz with any questions about use or access.

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"Manawatu Women's Open Golf Tournament"

"Manawatu Women's Open Golf Tournament"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 09 September 1958: "Players from Hawera, Feilding and Palmerston North competed in the Manawatu women's open golf championships which began at Hokowhitu today. Mrs. E. Trail is seen taking a putt. Mrs. F. Souness is holding the flag."

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September 9, 1958
 
"Methodist Synod in Session"

"Methodist Synod in Session"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 23 August 1961 "The Manawatu-Hawke's Bay Methodist Church Synod is now in session in Palmerston North. This photograph taken shortly after the opening yesterday afternoon, shows (from left) the Rev. J.M. Blight (district secretary) and the Rev. G.H. Goodman of Trinity Church, Palmerston North, who presided."

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August 23, 1961
 
"Universities Play Manawatu at Golf"

"Universities Play Manawatu at Golf"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 17 August 1961 "The New Zealand Universities' golf team at the Palmerston North Golf Club's course this afternoon. The teams photographed before play started were (from the left): D.S.M. Crombie (Victoria), P.C.Rankin (Victoria), T.M. Gault (Victoria, captain), B.E. Page (Auckland), C.G.Munro (Otago), P. Young (Otago)."

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August 17, 1961
 
"Last Day of Term" Girls' High School

"Last Day of Term" Girls' High School

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 19 August 1961 "Four pupils of the Palmerston North Girls' High School chatting about their forthcoming holidays shortly after the break-up on the last day of the school term. They are from the left: J. Beazer, M. Tremaine, C. Marford and R. Gray."

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August 19, 1961
 
Universities Play Manawatu at Golf

Universities Play Manawatu at Golf

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 17 August 1961 "The Manawatu-Wanganui golf team at the Palmerston North Golf Club's course this afternoon. The teams photographed before play started were (from the left) H.R. Carver (Wanganui), K.J. Smith (Wanganui), J.F. Farley (Wanganui), G. Cunningham (Manawatu), J.F. Collins (Wanganui), J.N. Andrews (Manawatu)

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August 17, 1961
 
"Red Cross Juniors Tending "Patient""

"Red Cross Juniors Tending "Patient""

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 03 August 1961 "Last Thursday, while the senior Red Cross personnel were loading case of clothing for refugees in Hong Kong, Sister A.M. Kerison (right) was busy giving the Central Circle of the Junior Red Cross instruction in bed techniques. Above are the girls caught in the act of changing the sheet while the "patient" remains in bed. This group, organized by Mrs. E.W. Mills, is the only out-of-school group in the city."

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August 3, 1961
 
"School Road Safety Project"

"School Road Safety Project"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 03 August 1961 "Standard III pupils of Terrace End School plot courses through the streets of their road safety project model town. They are (from left): Lloyd Williams, Barry Gwynn (traffic officer, Paul Laird (watching for traffic mistakes), Owen Evans and Janet Croke."

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August 3, 1961
 
"T. Power and R.M.S. Hamilton" Members of the New Zealand Universities Debating Team

"T. Power and R.M.S. Hamilton" Members of the New Zealand Universities Debating Team

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 12 August 1961 "Two members of the New Zealand Universities debating team which will compete next week against teams from Australian universities in Melbourne passed through Palmerston North this morning on their way to Wellington. They are Messrs. T. Power (left) and R.M.S. Hamilton, both history students of Auckland University."

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August 12, 1961
 
"Secretaries Inspect Bomb" Cobalt "Bomb" at Hospital

"Secretaries Inspect Bomb" Cobalt "Bomb" at Hospital

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 24 August 1961 "The Manawatu branch of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries inspected the cobalt bomb at the Palmerston North Hospital yesterday. Dr. D.W. Urquhart (foreground) is shown adjusting the machine while two members of the institute look on."

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August 24, 1961
 
"Old Transport for Newlyweds"

"Old Transport for Newlyweds"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 26 July 1961 "On Saturday a 1919 Studebaker car driven by Mr. D. Goodliffe provided the means of transport for this newly-wed couple shown above. The bride was Miss Joyce Johnston and the groom Mr. Frank Jenkins. Mr. Goodliffe is holding a speaking trumpet, an accessory not now incorporated in the latest vehicles."

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July 26, 1961
 
"Local Man Builds Small Passenger-Carrying Railway"

"Local Man Builds Small Passenger-Carrying Railway"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 22 August 1961 "Mr. B.L. Campbell, of Palmerston North, a post-primary school metal work instructor at the Queen Elizabeth Technical College, whose trade is his hobby, has built a passenger-carrying railway complete with a steam locomotive, witch will be seen at work in the city and surrounding district in the near future."

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August 22, 1961
 
"Soon to Teach Arab Children"

"Soon to Teach Arab Children"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 23 June 1961 "Miss J. Willis, an infant mistress at the Terrace End School, pictured in class today with some of her young pupils. Miss Willis will leave for the Arab Republic in September to teach under the auspices of UNESCO."

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June 23, 1961
 
"Inclement Weather Halts Hockey Practice"

"Inclement Weather Halts Hockey Practice"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 28 June 1961 "With Palmerston North in the grip of winter weather, the New Zealand hockey XI found practice, or even sight-seeing, an impossibility this morning. However, they seemed completely unworried by both the climatic conditions and the fact that they will meet the Indian Wanderers at Wellington on Saturday. From the left are: T. Blake (Whangarei), M. McKinnon (Canterbury), J. Cullen (Otago), B. Maunsein (Whangarei), I. Frangnel (Canterbury), T. Hayde (Auckland) and P.G.B. Bygrave (Auckland)."

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June 28, 1961
 
"Working in Spite of Weather" Jaycees Delivering Lime

"Working in Spite of Weather" Jaycees Delivering Lime

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 07 August 1961 "Four Jaycees are shown delivering lime on their annual drive. Although the weather made the job rather difficult, about 50 members of the organization turned out to work. According to one member, there were probably more deliveries to make this year as the drive had had a very good response. From the left they are P.J. Edwards, D.J. Ashby, K.J. Bartholomew, and J. Baker."

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August 7, 1961
 
"Making-up Before Performance" Drama Festival

"Making-up Before Performance" Drama Festival

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 16 August 1961 "A large group of willing assistants were busy making up the large casts included in the music and drama festival presented to a capacity hall last evening by the Palmerston North Intermediate Normal School. Above is the group from the drama section being prepared for the production of "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs." On the extreme right is Miss M. Greenwood, who with Mr. J. Bryce, produced this highly successful old favourite."

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August 16, 1961
 
"Big Tanks Start Long Road Haul"

"Big Tanks Start Long Road Haul"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 08 July 1961 "These two 9000-gallon stainless steel tanks constructed by a city engineering firm left Palmerston North on a long road haul to Opotiki, 80 miles beyond Gisborne. It is believed that they are the biggest stainless steel tanks to be shifted by road in New Zealand. They will be used by a dairy firm as coagulating vats for the making of casein."

 
"Radio Station Interests School Pupils"

"Radio Station Interests School Pupils"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 06 October 1960 "A party of children from the Oroua Downs School showed much interest in the operations of Station 2ZA this morning. Here a technician explains how a studio interview is made. This afternoon the children visited the telephone exchange."

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October 6, 1960
 
"Taonui Street To be Widened"

"Taonui Street To be Widened"

[Photograph of workmen repositioning a power pole as part of the widening of [Tainui] Taonui Street. A large auger is at the front of the picture, used for drilling deep, wide holes for the poles.]

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October 1960
 
"Knock-Out Tournament Sixth Grade Winners" Terrace End Football Team

"Knock-Out Tournament Sixth Grade Winners" Terrace End Football Team

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 08 October 1960 "The Terrace End School sixth grade Association football team won the knock-out tournament this season. They are (from the left): Back row, B. Forbes, J. Cross, N. Laird, R. Wallace, C. Yuille, F. Jozsef. Front row: G. Hunt, P. Wischnowsky, C. Whitehead, A. Sharp and P. Hunt."

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October 8, 1960
 
"Preparing For the Performance" Trial by Jury

"Preparing For the Performance" Trial by Jury

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 18 August 1960 "Some members of the cast from "Trial By Jury" staged by the Palmerston North Girls' High School in their assembly hall last night, are seen preparing prior to going on to the stage. The bride was played by C. Sanders and the judge on her right was played by A. Schamroth."

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