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Tony Evans Collection: Crew and residents of Savage Crescent gathered for filming of Ediface television programme

Tony Evans Collection: Crew and residents of Savage Crescent gathered for filming of Ediface television programme

The Ediface television programme was a documentary on New Zealand's architectural heritage. As part of the programme they interviewed long time residents of the Savage Crescent state housing precinct in Palmerston North, shown here outside 80 Savage Crescent. From left. Back row: Wayne Evans; Tony Evans; Mick (Michael) Evans. Front row: Beryl Walker (86 Savage Crescent); Betty Evans; Jack Shortt; Netta Shortt; Di Stewart (heritage consultant); David Jacobs (film producer).

 
Tony Evans Collection: Jack Evans

Tony Evans Collection: Jack Evans

John Evans, known as Jack, was the son of Ellis and Catherine Evans, born in Palmerston North 8 October 1908. Jack was an electrician, and is seen her at the Trade Union Office. The photograph is inscribed on the back, ‘My boyfriend “Peanut”. Jack married Betty Shortt in 1936 at All Saints Church, and they had 4 boys, born between 1937 - 1944. Jack died in 1970.

 
Tony Evans Collection: West End cub pack and leaders

Tony Evans Collection: West End cub pack and leaders

West End cub troop with leaders. Includes David Marris (far right, back row) Peter Gillespie is 4th from left in back row; Michael Evans (6th from left, 3rd row); John Evans (8 from left, 2nd row, to the right of leader); John Nesbitt (3rd from right, front row). @nd row back Left Betty Clrake; Ruby Morgan. Woman far right near door is Hazel Richards. Arkla in centre of picture is mRs Collins. Woman front left is Lesley Collins. The West End Scout troop was established in 1913, and met close to Savage Crescent where the Evans family lived.

 
Tony Evans Collection: West End School Std 1 class

Tony Evans Collection: West End School Std 1 class

From left. Back: Ralph fuller; Henry Drummond; Cecil Mudgeway; Roland Berquist; Colin Schwamm; Paul Hansen. Middle: Terry Trotter; Unknown; Brian Opie; Unknown; Tony Evans; Graeme Cooper; James Peacock; Gerard Tankard; Peter Luttrall; Trevor lewis. Front: Unknown; Noeline Brookes; Jean Doyle; Margaret Evans; ? Trow; Vivienne Pickering; Sandra McCormack; Marilyn Perrin; Joan Drew; Unknown; Stella Imrie.

 
Tony Evans Collection: Betty and Ronnie Evans, 5 Mansford Place.

Tony Evans Collection: Betty and Ronnie Evans, 5 Mansford Place.

Betty Evans (c1908-1994) and John Hamilton (Ronnie) Evans (c1937-2002), outside 5 Mansford Place. Betty Evans lived at 5 Mansford Place from the 1940s until 1992. She married Jack Evans in 1936 and they were early and long term residents of the Savage Crescent state housing precinct.

 
Tony Evans Collection: Evans family, 5 Mansford Place

Tony Evans Collection: Evans family, 5 Mansford Place

The Evans family was gathered for the filming of the Ediface television programme, a documentary on New Zealand's architectural heritage. As long time residents of the Savage Crescent state housing precinct in Palmerston North they were part of the programme. From left. Back: Michael Evans; Tony Evans. Front: John (Ronnie) Evans; Betty Evans; Wayne Evans.

 
Tony Evans Collection: Catherine Evans, Tony Evans and Edith Shortt at Tony's 21st

Tony Evans Collection: Catherine Evans, Tony Evans and Edith Shortt at Tony's 21st

Seen here at Tony Evan's 21st birthday celebration, Emma Evans, known as Catherine, (c1885-1970) and Edith Shortt (c1888-1964) were the grandmothers of Tony. Tony's parents, Jack and Betty, were married in 1936 and had a family of four boys. They were early and long term residents of the Savage Crescent state housing precinct, living at 5 Mansford Place.

 
Tony Evans Collection: Jack, Betty and Aaron Evans and Rita Collins, 5 Mansford Place

Tony Evans Collection: Jack, Betty and Aaron Evans and Rita Collins, 5 Mansford Place

Grandparents, Jack and Betty Evans, with Aaron Evans, who is the son of Tony Evans. To the right is Rita Collins, sister of Betty's mother, Mrs Edith Shortt. Included is Nicky, the dog. Jack and Betty married in 1936 and were early and long term residents of the Savage Crescent state housing precinct, living at 5 Mansford Place.

 
Tony Evans Collection: Evans family

Tony Evans Collection: Evans family

Wayne Evans’ 21st birthday clebration at the Railway Hall, Palmerston North. From left: Tony, Wayne, Betty and John (Jack) Evans, Mick and John Evans. Jack and Betty married in 1936 and had a family of four boys. They were early and long term residents of the Savage Crescent state housing precinct, living at 5 Mansford Place.

 
Tony Evans Collection: Talking to residents of Savage Crescent, for Ediface television programme

Tony Evans Collection: Talking to residents of Savage Crescent, for Ediface television programme

The Ediface television programme was a documentary on New Zealand's architectural heritage. As part of the programme they interviewed long time residents of the Savage Crescent state housing precinct in Palmerston North, shown here outside 80 Savage Crescent. From left: 4 film crew; Beryl Walker; Betty Evans; Netta Shortt (back to camera, wife of Jack); Jack Shortt (brother of Betty Evans).

 
Tony Evans Collection: Jack and Betty Evans and friends

Tony Evans Collection: Jack and Betty Evans and friends

‘Kia Toa Ladies’ and partners: Bill Le Bas; Betty and Jack Evans; Margaret Heatley; Unknown; Lauri Heatley; Mabel Shaw, at the Kia Toa Clubrooms. Jack and Betty Evans married in 1936 and were early and long term residents of the Savage Crescent state housing precinct, living at 5 Mansford Place.