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This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 21 February 1958, page 6: "This standard size swimming pool is the first completed project of the Pohangina Anglican Youth Centre in Ashhurst. Of concrete construction, it was build by voluntary labor in less than four and a half months. The Youth Centre Committee has now turned its attentions to the preparation of a Rugby football field, a cricket ground, and six tennis courts."

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2017N_2017-20_014631
Title
"For the Youth of Pohangina"
Format
B&W negative
Held In
Other
Relation
2017-20
Archive
Manawatū Evening Standard Negative Collection
Identifier
2017-20
Date
February 21, 1958

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Creation

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Place
96 Cambridge Avenue, Ashhurst

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Taxonomy

Tags
1950s,
ashhurst school,
black and white,
manawatu evening standard,
pool,
swimming,
water,
Community Tags
cricket,
pohangina anglican youth centre,
rugby,
rural and town life,

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