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"Imaginative Boat Builder"

"Imaginative Boat Builder"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 26 September 1960 "The Mayor (Mr. G.M. Rennie) holds aloft the winning entry in the "crazy boat" competition at the Manawatu Boat Club's boat show at the Showgrounds on Saturday. Other persons in the photograph are (from left): Mrs. Rennie, the commodore of the club (Mr. M.H. Morrison), Mr. H.C. Watt, and the vice-commodore (Mr. G. Jackson)."

Creator
Date
September 26, 1960
Place
The Showgrounds, Palmerston North
 
"[A&P] Show Pig Carcasses"

"[A&P] Show Pig Carcasses"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 07 November 1960 "These meat inspectors, Messrs J. Lockwood, D. Hiscox and D. Bailey, are seen measuring the Show pig carcases at Longburn today. The pigs are judged on the hooks tomorrow."

 
"United States Secretary for Agriculture at Massey"

"United States Secretary for Agriculture at Massey"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 24 November 1960 "The United States Secretary for Agriculture (Mr. Ezra T. Benson) paid a brief visit visit the Massey Agricultural College today. Here he is seen examining one of the instruments in the dairy factory of the Dairy Research Institute. In the photograph are Mr. D.A. Johnston, of the New Zealand Department of Internal Affairs; Dr. R.H. Walker, one of the American party; Dr. H.R. Whitehead, the director of the Dairy Research Institute; and Mr. Benson."

Creator
Date
November 24, 1960
Place
Massey College, Palmerston North
 
"Decorating Consultant" Visits Garners Department Store

"Decorating Consultant" Visits Garners Department Store

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 17 October 1960 "Miss P. Harris, an interior decorator and colour consultant for an overseas firm, photographed at Garner's Department Store today.,"

Creator
Date
October 17, 1960
Place
Between Main Street and Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North
 
"P.N. Pony Club Members Watch Progress of Club Mates" at A.&P. Show

"P.N. Pony Club Members Watch Progress of Club Mates" at A.&P. Show

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 04 November 1960 "Some members of the Palmerston North branch of the Manawatu Pony Club enjoy watching the progress of the horse events in the main ring at the Manawatu and West Coast A. and P. Association's 68th annual Show being held at the Showgrounds today and tomorrow. Those in the photograph are (from the left): J. Davey, E. Hanson, H. Denton, G. Hawkes, I. Denton, G. Quin and H. Wilson."

 
"Mrs. C.E. Hermansson" Staff at the New Woolworths

"Mrs. C.E. Hermansson" Staff at the New Woolworths

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on October 1960 "Staff at Woolworths : Mrs. C.E. Hermansson (seen arranging ladies cotton frocks)."

Creator
Date
October 19, 1960
Place
Broadway Avenue side of The Square, Palmerston North
 
"Her Telephone Hardly Stops"

"Her Telephone Hardly Stops"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 02 November 1960 "Mrs. T.H. Knowles, whose husband is the part-owner and trainer of the Melbourne Cup winner, Hi-Jinks, has had scarcely a moment in which to stop and think since the mare's brilliant success. It is all like a dream," says Mrs. Knowles, as she waits for her most exciting call - the one from her husband in Australia."

 
"Judging [A&P] Show Lamb Carcasses"

"Judging [A&P] Show Lamb Carcasses"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 07 November 1960 "Mr. S. Smith-Pilling, supervising grader to the New Zealand Meat Board, is seen judging the Show lamb carcases at the Longburn Freezing Works today. On the right of the photograph are some farmers watching the judging."

 
Campbell Street School athletics

Campbell Street School athletics

Formal team photo of Campbell Street School athletics team. Features sport specific banners and cups with equipment for Rugby, Tennis, Cricket, Hockey and Football. Three damaged paper notes sellotaped to back include the typed names: F. Wilson, A. Gordon, R. Cobb, G. Mars (obscured), A. Fletcher, W: Farquar, A. Dalton, B. Nelson, A. Pa(obscured), J. Mcsweeney, N. Leet, A. Bambery, C. Dufresne, (obscured), P. Devantier, I. Wasley, B. Strawbridge, I. Hill (obscured). (Obscured)ll. (Obscured)ilde. (Obscured), C. Hughey I. N. Leet 5 Montgomery Terrace P.N.

 
Awahou School Jubilee 1900-1910

Awahou School Jubilee 1900-1910

This negative comes from the Elmar Collection - a large series of semi-identified and unidentified images from the 1930s-1970s. Back: H. Port, I. Whitehead, N. Palmer, C. Wilson, N. Chowen, R. Davis, E. Spelman, N. Brown Front: A. Spelman, R. Ross, Mrs Rossiter, E. Brown, A. Smith, M. Palmer, E. Port, M. Chowen, A. Palmer

 
Diving Boards - Opening of Lido Swimming Complex

Diving Boards - Opening of Lido Swimming Complex

The Lido swimming pool is situated on 10 acres of land previously owned by the old Awatapu Golf Club. The pool was planned in 1964, building got under was 23 January 1965 and was officially opened 15 November 1966. The Lido consists of indoor and outdoor pools.

 
St. Josephs' Choir

St. Josephs' Choir

This negative comes from the Elmar Collection - a large series of semi-identified and unidentified images from the 1930s-1970s. 

 
West End Amateur Swimming Champions - Belinda Prentice

West End Amateur Swimming Champions - Belinda Prentice

This photograph comes from a large set of images of people involved in the West End Amateur Swim Club, donated by a member of the public to the Ian Matheson City Archives. The images are largely of the winners of local competitions, but there are also some photographs of swimmers in action and away competitions. The dates run from the early 1960s through to the early 1970s.

 
Unidentified Soldiers on Horseback

Unidentified Soldiers on Horseback

This image comes from a collection of glass negatives found in the attic of a Palmerston North home. The people in the images are possibly the Lovelock family, but their identities have not been confirmed.

 
"Seven Bus Loads And Still They Come"

"Seven Bus Loads And Still They Come"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 3 March, 1959. "College Street School held their annual picnic at Colyton today. Eight buses were required to carry the children and their parents to the picnic grounds where they enjoyed swimming, baseball and other sports. This picture shows some of the children waiting their turn to board a bus."

 
Newmans Bus Depot

Newmans Bus Depot

The Newmans Bus Depot on Princess Street.

Creator
Date
October 2, 1992
Place
Princess Street, Palmerston North
 
Construction of Unidentified Bridge

Construction of Unidentified Bridge

This image comes from a collection of unidentified negatives taken by H M Griffiths in the early 1900s, probably 1910-1920. Many of these negatives are labelled as having been taken in Tokomaru, but many have no information with them. They were donated to the City Archives in 1971.

Creator
Date
1910 to 1920
 
Fitzherbert Bridge

Fitzherbert Bridge

The second Fitzherbert Bridge across the Manawatu River, was completed in 1935. It replaced the original one built in 1877. The second bridge in turn was demolished in 1988, after a new bridge was completed. This photograph was undated but is possibly from the 1960s.

Creator
Date
1960s
Place
Fitzherbert Bridge, Palmerston North
 
"Death Defying Stunt Family"

"Death Defying Stunt Family"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 25th March, 1963. "Preparing the 36ft tunnel of flames for their act at the Showgrounds on Saturday. From the left are G. Mace, Mrs Mace and her husband, G. Mace, and brother, E. Mace. They are touring New Zealand with their motor-cycle acts. From New Zealand they go to Australia and then to South America."

 
"City Council Sunk By Army"

"City Council Sunk By Army"

This image was not published in The Manawatu Evening Standard, taken on 21 January, 1964. "During the jousting tournament for the "wooden spoon" at the Carnival of the Lake, between Army and the "Kouncil Knights" disaster overtook the City Council crew. Coming in to attack, they turned broadside on and were dealt a mortal blow by Army. A thunderflash, thrown into the water, exploded under the keel and blew a hole in the plates. looking like a submarine diving, the gondola sank in a dignified dive, leaving the crew floundering in the lake. Navy divers and the Army soon salvaged the stricken vessel." See Also: 2017N_2017-20_018341, 2017N_2017-20_018342, 2017N_2017-20_018343, 2017N_2017-20_018344

 
Massey University

Massey University

This slide shows a view of the Massey University Campus, thought to be in the 1960s. Visible are the Vet Tower (right) and the Agricultural Science Block (left).

 
"What speed will we set"

"What speed will we set"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 27 February, 1959. "Tom Clark, the well-known Auckland racing driver, tries for room and comfort in the Ferrari he will drive tomorrow at the eighth Ohakea motor races. At Porter Motors last night Clark's mechanic, Mr H. Green, looks at the car he hopes also to have speeding at up to 160 miles and hour."

 
"Airmen of Tomorrow"

"Airmen of Tomorrow"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 18 January, 1964. "These five secondary school A.T.C. cadets were photographed at Ohakea with their instructors. They have been on the station for the past two weeks undergoing a basic flying course. In the background is an Auster trainer. From the left are: Kevin Attwood (Hamilton), Flight Lieutenant H. H. Skilling, Murray Abel (Wanganui), Squadron Leader C. J. Berryman (C.A.A.), Graham Thomson (Invercargill), John Lockett (Wanganui) and Roger Philp (Hamilton)." See also: 2017N_2017-20_018316

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