New Zealand - Miscellaneous photographs published in 1947

Date
1947
Ref
PAColl-0785-1-224
Description

Photographs taken for publication in the New Zealand Free Lance in 1947.

Duck shooting at Lake Ellesmere; sign of the Pick and Shovel at Gabriel's Gully; disabled soldiers in wheelchairs watching a horse race; first aid clinic; locomotive having its tender filled with coal at Paekakariki; Herekino State Forest; Lake Wakatipu; The Chateau; Mount Ruapehu; Vogeltown Bowling Club, New Plymouth; Youth Travel Association party at Waiouru; rugby referees examinations held in Wellington (G R Penhale & D Chant); Hilton Thomassen and Jimmy Black of Taneatua Bowling Club, Whakatane (tallest & shortest players).

House moving (Dr H B Berney's surgery, Masterton); Horsa Glider home and houseboats (England); Silver Jubilee display of sewing done by Correspondence School pupils held at Central Library, Wellington; English family building their own home; Les Curtice sounding the Last Post; Rehabilitation Committee meeting; R J Jacobs & C O Bell laying a wreath at the Cenotaph, Wellington (view of shops in lower Molesworth Street in background).

Series of photographs taken at Ruatoki - Jim Merritt (Native Department supervisor), Rev Rangi (Maori Battalion padre), Takerau Tamerau (paramount chief of Tuhoe) and others.

Series of photographs relating to the Post Office training school courses. Named participants included K R Murray, G H Glozier, T J Nixon, H McLachland, R W Hundy, D C Mundy, L W Palmer, H C Waterhouse, A J L Hamilton, B Story, R Innes, T Collins, A S Beck, R Cleary. Courses included engineering, morse code, switch board operators, automatic exchange switches; dismantling and testing telephones, etc.

Helicopters (United States); Naseby (children's fancy dress parade); Tekapo; Country Library Service (librarian-driver Evelyn Franklin of Waikato, Coronation Library at Little River, and bus at Gropers Bush);

Series of photographs relating to the Government Home Aid Scheme and day in the life of employee Edna Chandler.

WAACS for welfare work in Japan - Subaltern J N Bullard & Junior Commander W M White; Pat Pysden and Pear Hunt; on parade (Ruth Ransfield, Margaret Bown and Doris Dempsey); Quartermaster-Sgt M V Wilson and P Cronin; Yvonne Trainor.

Hine Hopu (carved guardian on Hongi's Track); Thomas Burn's statue in The Octagon, Dunedin; Young woman planting cauliflowers at Waimate farm; deerstalker's camp in Woodgrove district, North Canterbury; boy scouts in France; hikers on road to Milford Hotel; hydro-electric generating plant at Karapiro; holiday makers on board launch in Marlborough Sounds; Deepwater Cove, Bay of Islands; speed boat racing at New Plymouth; Pelorous Bridge; mayor of New Plymouth Mr Gilmour at civic reception held in Pukekura Park.

Opening of the air service between New Zealand and Canada - Captain I N Holyman, managing director of Australian National Airways receiving first mail from Hon F S Hackett, Postmaster General; J A C Allum, Mayor of Auckland and Captain P Taylor.

Quantity: 94 b&w original photographic print(s).

Physical Description: Silver gelatin prints

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Part of
New Zealand Free Lance : Photographic prints and negatives / Photographic prints
Format
94 b&w original photographic print(s), Photographs, Silver gelatin prints
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