Taken from the south west, shows the Manawatu river on right. Of particular interest is the newly developed Savage Crescent state housing precinct, with distinctive street design. Houses began to be built there from 1937, through to the early 1940s.
On the corner of The Square, looking down Broadway, an unnamed parade draws a large crowd. This parade could be to celebrate either Victory over Japan or Victory in Europe, at the end of World War Two. Also see 2010P_IMCA-DigitalLibrary_004501
Racing at Himitangi Beach to the north on damp reed flats. A large crowd lines the track on the beach to watch.