Whanganui

Petre, Wanganui

The New Zealand Company named the town Petre after one of its directors, but in 1854 the name was changed to Wanganui after the Whanganui River. In 2010 the spelling of the name changed to Whanganui to reflect the correct meaning of the name (large harbour)

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Date: [1985-1992] From: Starke, June, 1923-2006 : Research papers Ref: 2003-228-18 Description: Inward and outward correspondence with Jim Traue on a special women's studies issue of the `Turnbull Library record' to which Starke contributed an essay on ...
Date: 1973 From: Young Men's Christian Association National Office : Records Ref: 95-017-38/03 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: [ca 1930] From: Bekhuis, Alan, 1970- :Photographs Ref: 1/4-066698-G Description: Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Glass negative
Date: 1959-1962 From: Angus Corporation: Photographs of building construction By: Tesla Studios Ref: PA1-q-487 Description: Photographs of the construction of the surgical block and the dining and kitchen block for Whanganui Hospital, from November 1959 to January 1962, taken by T...
Date: 1916 From: Tesla Studios :Negatives of Wanganui and district taken by Alfred Martin, Frank Denton and Mark Lampe (Tesla Studios) By: Denton, Frank James, 1869-1963 Ref: 1/1-021566-G Description: Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).
Date: 1997 Ref: Eph-B-OPERA-1997-2 Description: Includes: "Aida" (Verdi). (With Roger Howell, Linda Finnie, Wilhelmenia Fernandez, Paul Lyon, Conal Coad, Bob Borowsky, Robert Wiremu, Arax Mansoutian, Marga...
Date: 1934-1939 From: Cowan family: Collection Ref: MS-Papers-11946-139 Description: Correspondence, drafts, and clippings. Includes a letter from K Clark of Waitewhenua, Ohura, dated 1939, which relates to a pole found in the Matapuna River ...
Date: 1907-1922 From: Porritt, Arthur Espie (Sir), 1900-1994 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-9608-49 Description: School report from Hurlworth School; class lists, examination passes; application for temporary commission to join Royal Flying Corps (1918), swimming and li...
Date: 1983 From: Service Workers Union of Aotearoa : Records Ref: 96-235-09/2 Description: Quantity: 1 volume(s).
Date: 1973-1974 From: Angus Corporation: Photographs of building construction Ref: PA1-q-506 Description: Photographs of the construction of a building for the Wanganui-Rangitikei Electric Power Board, Taupo Quay, Whanganui, from January 1973 to May 1974, by John...
Date: 1915 From: Various artists :[Curios, badges, medals and awards from the Porritt papers] Ref: Curios-040-042 Description: Pewter tankard presented as a prize in a running race at Wanganui Collegiate School to pupil Arthur Porritt. Other Titles - No stepping back [motto] Quanti...
Date: 1917 From: Various artists :[Curios, badges, medals and awards from the Porritt papers] Ref: Curios-040-043 Description: Pewter tankard presented as a prize in a running race at Wanganui Collegiate School to pupil Arthur Porritt. Other Titles - No stepping back [motto] Other T...
Date: 1918 From: Various artists :[Curios, badges, medals and awards from the Porritt papers] Ref: Curios-040-017 Description: Includes: [Wanganui Collegiate School]. 100 yds open. A E Porritt. Time 10 3/5 sec. [Wanganui Collegiate School]. [2?]20 yds hdcp open. A E Porritt [Wanganui...
Date: 1917 From: Various artists :[Curios, badges, medals and awards from the Porritt papers] Ref: Curios-040-016 Description: Includes: [Wanganui Collegiate School]. House relay race. Grey House. W.C.S. 1917. A E Porritt. Standard. High jump Senr champ. 5 ft. W.C.S. 1917. A E Porrit...
Date: 1916 From: Various artists :[Curios, badges, medals and awards from the Porritt papers] Ref: Curios-040-015 Description: Includes: Royal Life Saving Society. [Bronze medal] awarded to A E Porritt, December 1916. W.C.S. 1916. A E Porritt. Standard. High jump W.C.S. Swimg [Swimmi...
Premises of S H Drew, watchmaker and jeweller, Whanganui
Date: [1870-1889] From: Harding, William James, 1826-1899 :Negatives of Wanganui district Ref: 1/4-017139-G Description: Photograph taken by the studio of William James Harding, Whanganui. Source of descriptive information - Negative register and inscriptions on negative Quan...
Date: 1950-1953 From: New Zealand Federation of Labour : Records Ref: MS-Papers-4100-19/18/02 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1962-1964 From: New Zealand Federation of Labour : Records Ref: MS-Papers-4100-19/18/05 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1970-1971 From: New Zealand Federation of Labour : Records Ref: MS-Papers-4100-19/18/08 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1958, 1970-1972 From: New Zealand Seamen's Union : Records Ref: 80-307-38/18 Description: Includes Draft Industrial Relations Bill 1972; FOL National Executive minutes, 1970-1971; letter to FOL from NZ Engineering, Coachbuilding, Aircraft, Motor ...