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"Totara Reserve" is the popular name of the 740 acre public reserve situated on the east bank of the Pohangina River and officially known as Pohangina Valley Domain. Since 1947, this reserve has been owned by the Palmerston North City Council. The photographer is Charles E Wildbore (1862-1937), who came to New Zealand from England in 1874. He was a bee keeper, dairy farmer and a well-known amateur photographer in the Pohangina Valley during the period 1890s-1920. He married Jane Emily Dallison in 1888 and they had 13 children.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2014P_Poh44_007539
Title
Totara Reserve, Pohangina Valley
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Poh 44
Held In
Coolstore
Archive
Lindsay Family Collection

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Creation

Created By
Place
Manawatu
Date
circa 1900

Object rights

Credit Line
Palmerston North City Library

Taxonomy

Tags
pohangina valley,
rural towns and life,
wildbore,
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