These photographs show Robert and Sarah McMurray who lived in Palmerston North from 1914 until their deaths. Robert McMurray (1841-1927) was born in Northern Ireland. He migrated first to Australia and then to the Otago goldfields. Sarah Ann Silcock (1848-1943) was born in Nelson. She and Robert married in Nelson in 1872. The couple then farmed in the Inangahua Valley on the West Coast before moving to Awahuri, Whanganui and Palmerston North. These four photos are included in a McMurray-Silcock family album that was compiled by Marie Baird and Valerie Oakenfull in 2005. The photos show: Robert and Sarah Ann McMurray, c.1908, when living at Shakespeare Cliff, Wanganui; Robert McMurray aged about 80, when living in Palmerston North, c.1921; Sarah Ann McMurray, when living in Ada Street, Palmerston North, c.1940; Robert and Sarah Ann McMurray, c.1925.
Evelyn Rawlins was a prominent music educator, teaching for over 65 years in Palmerston North. She was active is numerous music organisations throughout the city.
Centennial activities including the skyhawk display, Regent Street lights, Tokomaru Museum, fireworks display, activities in The Square, re-enactment of the arrival of Louisa Snelson at the Manawatū River, fly past, parade of floats, marching girls and brass bands, activities at the Victoria Esplanade Gardens, including dancing by different local ethnic groups. Filmed by Wallace Smith. Length: 23 minutes. Colour. Silent.
The Coalition Against The Tour group came out of the Community Volunteer group. The group was formed 15 March 1985, to protest against the proposed tour of the All Blacks rugby team to South Africa. Series 1: Minutes Series 2: Organisational Information Series 3: Correspondence Series 4: Financial Series 5: Newsletters Series 6: Press Releases Series 7: Supporting Organisations Series 8: Supporting Information Series 9: Newspaper Clippings Series 10: Posters and Flyers
Student Leaders at Terrace End School, 1961. Best all round boy: Nicholas Laird Best all round girl: Moralee Northcote Dux: Valerie Williams Next to Dux: Roger Harvey
Undated photographs of student leaders at Terrace End School. Best all round girl: Judith Mohekey Runner-up Dux: Richard Meredith Dux: Susan Abbis Runner-up Dux: Paulene Waugh Best all round boy: David Kenyon
Student Leaders at Terrace End School, 1966. Runner up: R. Simonsen Dux equal: C. Looser Dux Equal: J. Haynes Best all round girl: H. McIntyre Best all round boy: C. Martis
Undated photographs of student leaders at Terrace End School. Dux: Mary Osborne Runner up Dux: David Dowthwaite Best all round girl: Robyn Carruthers Best all round boy: Alan Martis
Student Leaders at Terrace End School, 1948. Dux Girl: Dawne Ford Head Prefect and winner of Jessie Chapman Memorial Prize: Patricia June Gibbs Dux: John Sylva Runner-up Dux: Barbara Mattson Head Prefect and winner of Tennent Prize: Neil Fitt