Fires - New Zealand - Manawatū-Whanganui Region

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Date: 1855-[ca 1920] By: Matheson, William Brooklyn, 1861-1939 Ref: qMS-1348 Description: Tale of the hazards of fire in the Forty Mile Bush, late 19th century; 2 letters from John and Ann Groves to England, describing life at Castlepoint (1855-18...
Date: 1902 to 1905 From: Lake, Beverley Muriel, fl 1982 :Family photographs, views of Sweden and New Zealand Ref: PA1-o-257 Description: Album containing family photographs,many identified only with Christian names; a number of images of Maori men, women and children. There are scenes at Foxt...
Date: 1952-1962 By: Olsson, Arthur Leslie, 1923-2019 Ref: MS-Papers-2115 Description: Scripts for talks on survey and construction of Manawatu Gorge road and railway; with details of bridges, tollgates, floods and fires, settlements (including...
Date: 1918 (1976?) By: Jenkins, Harold A, active 1970s Ref: MS-Papers-4314 Description: Harold Jenkins transcribed and wrote an introduction to Jessie Deare's account of the 1918 Raetihi bush fire. The account describes how Jessie with her moth...
Date: 1925-1986 From: Syme family (N.Z.): Papers Ref: MS-Papers-4405 Description: The papers comprise of a number of essays and papers written by Syme. These include; `The Design of Gold Dredges', `Effluent Treatment' (part of a symposiu...
Date: 1851-1914 From: Levin & Company Ltd : Records Ref: Series-2353 Description: This series has been arranged alphabetically within three catergories - life insurance, fire insurance, and claims actually made on fire insurance policies. ...
Fire engine and a crowd, outside Warnocks store, Victoria Avenue, Wanganui
Date: 1923 From: Tesla Studios :Negatives of Wanganui and district taken by Alfred Martin, Frank Denton and Mark Lampe (Tesla Studios) Ref: 1/1-021791-F Description: A fire engine, hose pipes, and a ladder, outside Warnock's store, Victoria Avenue, Wanganui, where a crowd has gathered. A fireman stands next to the engine....
In honour of our Queen. His Worship the Mayor has proclaimed Tuesday 22nd June a general holiday and Wednesday 23rd June a half holiday ... pyrotechnic display upon a scale of unparalleled magnificence never before attempted in New Zealand ... [1897].
Date: 1897 By: Wanganui chronicle (Newspaper) Ref: Eph-E-ROYAL-1897-01 Description: An arrangement of text with the crest of Queen Victoria at the top. Announces that there will be special church services on Sunday 20 June, and a burning of ...
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