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Memory Lane - "A lifetime of putting focus on Manawatū"

Memory Lane - "A lifetime of putting focus on Manawatū"

Journalist Tina White's weekly "Memory Lane" article in the Manawatū Standard. History of local photography and photography clubs. The first Manawatū Camera Club started in 1900. It was reformed several times. The present day club traces its origins back to 1947, when it was formed with the aim of promoting the enjoyment of photography for individuals and the community.

 
Memory Lane - "A boy's tale: Growing up in early Palmerston North"

Memory Lane - "A boy's tale: Growing up in early Palmerston North"

Journalist Tina White's weekly "Memory Lane" article in the Manawatū Standard. Childhood memories of Leslie Aldridge Hanson, grandson of early settlers Emma and William Aldridge, who arrived in Palmerston North in 1874. Leslie is the author of "Old Terrace End", his memoir of living in Terrace End, Palmerston North as a child.

 
Memory Lane - "A heroine of faith out of the shadows"

Memory Lane - "A heroine of faith out of the shadows"

Journalist Tina White's weekly "Memory Lane" article in the Manawatū Standard. The life story of Lorna Hodder (1899-1995), published by author Tim Shoebridge in the Manawatū Journal of History, 2020 issue. His article "Stepping Out of the Shadows" describes how Lorna spent her lifetime working for the rights of Methodist churchwomen and children.

 
Memory Lane - "When Carter came to town"

Memory Lane - "When Carter came to town"

Journalist Tina White's weekly "Memory Lane" article in the Manawatū Standard. Report of American President Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn Carter's three day visit to Palmerston North in February 1984. The former President was invited by the Central Districts and Manawatu Lions clubs.

 
Memory Lane - "Young people can't dance"

Memory Lane - "Young people can't dance"

Journalist Tina White's weekly "Memory Lane" article in the Manawatū Standard. A review of articles from the Manawatū Journal of History, Volume 15 (2019). The journal, published annually, contains articles on the history of the wider Manawatū area, written by several contributors.

 
Memory Lane - "A celebration of faith for Baptist Church"

Memory Lane - "A celebration of faith for Baptist Church"

Journalist Tina White's weekly "Memory Lane" article in the Manawatū Standard. The Central Baptist Church celebrates its quasquicentennial, 125 years since it started. The article includes highlights from its history, historical details of church people and the buildings which have stood on the site purchased in 1895.

 
Memory Lane - "Journey through the past"

Memory Lane - "Journey through the past"

Journalist Tina White's weekly "Memory Lane" article in the Manawatū Standard. The heritage team at the Palmerston North city library celebrates local history week 2020, hosting seven days of events which include walks, talks, day trips and presentations, with the common theme the region's history.

 
Memory Lane - "City's beautiful oasis"

Memory Lane - "City's beautiful oasis"

Journalist Tina White's weekly "Memory Lane" article in the Manawatū Standard. The origins of Massey Agricultural College gardens and homesteads, and the significant people associated with the development of the grounds and homes. Many of the historic homes are now absorbed in the Massey University campus.

 
Memory Lane - "What's in a (street) name?"

Memory Lane - "What's in a (street) name?"

Journalist Tina White's weekly "Memory Lane" article in the Manawatū Standard. The 1926 land subdivision sale of RA McKenzie's Estate on Milson Line and the naming of Seaforth Avenue in a street naming competition.

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August 24, 2019
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Palmerston North
 
Memory Lane - "Sunshine cake in wartime"

Memory Lane - "Sunshine cake in wartime"

Journalist Tina White's weekly "Memory Lane" article in the Manawatū Standard. The story of the 2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force Entertainment Unit, also known as the Kiwi Concert Party, in World War 2. It entertained the troops overseas and put on a show at the Opera House in 1943.

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