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Arthur Kearns’ first shop

Arthur Kearns’ first shop

Family photo outside Arthur Kearns’ first shop at 48 Limbrick Street. When the streets were renumbered in 1936, 48 Limbrick Street became 64 Limbrick Street.

 
McHugh’s Four Square Market

McHugh’s Four Square Market

The store was located on the corner of Featherson and Heretaunga Streets. Maury McHugh was an active member of the motorcycle speedway community. He raced nationally and abroad during the 1940s and 1950s, and worked as a speedway official at the Palmerston North Showgrounds during the 1960s.

 
Ron Grammer's Christmas biscuits wrapper

Ron Grammer's Christmas biscuits wrapper

The Grammer family were early Ashhurst residents and the Grammer Family archive contains family information from 1868. Ron Grammer was the son of Tom Grammer and the family lived in Bainesse, close to Palmerston North. Private Ron Grammer served in World War Two and was a prisoner of war in Bardia, Italy.

Creator
Date
1942
Place
Bardia, Italy
 
Postcard for war prisoners sent by Ron Grammer
Postcard for war prisoners sent by Ron Grammer - reverse

Postcard for war prisoners sent by Ron Grammer

The Grammer family were early Ashhurst residents and the Grammer Family archive contains family information from 1868. Ron Grammer was the son of Tom Grammer and the family lived in Bainesse, close to Palmerston North. Private Ron Grammer served in World War Two. This letter was written to Mr Tom A. Grammer by his son Ronald Grammer when he was a prisoner of war in Italy.

Creator
Date
1940s
Place
Italy
 
Cooks Fatigue, Awapuni

Cooks Fatigue, Awapuni

Awapuni Racecourse was home to one of New Zealand’s largest training camps in World War One, and was the sole location for training the New Zealand Medical Corps. staff. Reverse of postcard reads: To Eva From Henry with Love. July 25th, 1917.

 
Kit Inspection, Awapuni

Kit Inspection, Awapuni

Awapuni Racecourse was home to one of New Zealand’s largest training camps in World War One, and was the sole location for training the New Zealand Medical Corps. staff. Reverse of postcard reads: Kit Inspection 17 October 1917 Awapuni

 
N.Z. Rifle Brigade, Rangiotu Camp

N.Z. Rifle Brigade, Rangiotu Camp

The N.Z. Rifle Brigade ("Dinkums") earlier known as the Earl of Liverpool's Own, trained at Rangiotu for active service in World War One. During World War One Manawaroa Te Awe Awe offered the Government the use of part of his farm for a training camp, to replace the camp at Trentham (Wellington) which had been evacuated.

 
N.Z. Rifle Brigade, Rangiotu Camp

N.Z. Rifle Brigade, Rangiotu Camp

The N.Z. Rifle Brigade ("Dinkums") earlier known as the Earl of Liverpool's Own, trained at Rangiotu for active service in World War One. During World War One Manawaroa Te Awe Awe offered the Government the use of part of his farm for a training camp, to replace the camp at Trentham (Wellington) which had been evacuated.

 
Bainesse School Jubilee photo album
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Bainesse School Jubilee photo album

The Grammer family were early Ashhurst residents and the Grammer Family archive contains family information from 1868. Ron Grammer was the son of Tom Grammer and the family lived in Bainesse, close to Palmerston North. Private Ron Grammer served in World War Two. This album covers the Bainesse School 50th and 60th Jubilee celebrations.

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Place
Bainesse
 
Palmerston North Silver Band, Christchurch Contest

Palmerston North Silver Band, Christchurch Contest

The Palmerston North Silver Band as attended the Christchurch Contest in 1946. From left: Back row: R Bruce (Corporal); R Cook; B Kruse; J Sims; E Fleetwood; E Trott; V Belgrave; M Paris (Librarian); S Davis. Fourth row: S James; C Boyce (Sergeant); A Williams; R Findlay; D Edwards; J Robson; N Anderson; E Brazier (Librarian). Third row: I O'Hara; D Mitchell; F Robson; C O'Hara (Deputy-Conductor). Second Row: J Wells; L Pacey (L/Corporal); R How (Drum-Major); B Abraham (Secretary); W O'Hara (Conductor); R Belgrave (Chairman); I Nathan; R How. Front row (seated): R Belgrave Jnr; W Lacey; B Ogier.

 
The Queen City Big Band, Manawatū Jazz Festival

The Queen City Big Band, Manawatū Jazz Festival

The Queen City Big Band performing at the 25th Annual Manawatū Jazz Festival. Personnel includes: Katerine Ingram, Aaron Penman (alto saxophones) John Callesen, Matthew Smith (tenor saxophone) Chris Knight (baritone saxophone) Hamish Arthur, Mike Young, Alistair McMillan, Nick Travaglia (trombones) Joe Allen, Russell Brooke, Dave Johnstone, Grant Langdon (trumpets) Stuart Haynes (piano) Greg Tuohey (guitar) Matt Penman (bass) Malcolm Taylor (drums) Merv Thomas (director)

 
The Manawatū Jazz Club Big Band

The Manawatū Jazz Club Big Band

The Manawatū Jazz Club Big Band performing at the 25th Annual Manawatū Jazz Festival. Personnel includes: Trevor Castle (director) Graeme Parker, Noel Watts, Charley O’Kelly, Steve Wallace (trumpets) Don Crawford, Noel Robinson, Darrell Farley (trombones) Graydon Crawford, Brian Cobbe, Richard Hardman (alto saxophones) John McCormick, Hugh King, Murray Jamieson (tenor saxophones) Alex Logan (baritone saxophone) Gavin Donaldson (guitar) Simon Van Rysewyk (bass) Ralph Sims (drums) Mike Holmes (piano)

 
Letter from Ron Grammer to father T. A. Grammer

Letter from Ron Grammer to father T. A. Grammer

The Grammer family were early Ashhurst residents and the Grammer Family archive contains family information from 1868. Ron Grammer was the son of Tom Grammer and the family lived in Bainesse, close to Palmerston North. Private Ron Grammer served in world war Two. This letter was written to Mr Tom . A. Grammer by his son Ronald Grammer when he was a prisoner of war in Italy, 1943.

Creator
Date
1943
Place
Transit 85. PM3450, Italy (Prisoner of war camp)
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