Adkin album 24

Date
1927-1929
Ref
PA1-f-006
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"Annals of the Tararua Range, Vol 3", photographs no. 283-449, supplementary to the 3 MS foolscap volumes held in Manuscripts and Archives. Photographs include preparations for the construction of the Waiopehu Hut, and views of Mt Waiopehu, in 1927, and the opening of the hut (4 March 1928), with named members of the Levin-Waiopehu Tramping Club, Tararua Tramping Club, and various dignitaries. Discovery of a prehistoric artifact, the Waiopehu flint knife, found 4 February 1928; botanical visit to Mt Waiopehu, images of plant life, February 1928; excursion to the headwaters of the Mangahao River and first ascent of Mt Dora; topography of the Wellington Peninsula, Tararua offshoot, April 1928; ascent of Mt Wainui, April 1928. Visit to Oriwa Lake-Hollow via Mt Waiopehu including the summit of Mt Waiopehu and upper part of its north-leading ridge with Horowhenua lowland in distance. Winter visit to Mt Hector track, August 1928; longitudinal traverse from Otaki Forks to Ohau Valley via Waitatapia River, Oriwa Ridge & Mt Waiopehu, and ascent of Mt Crawford, October 1928. Ascent pf Gable End Knob from Ohau Hut; Mangaharakeke Falls, December 1928; topography of Otaki Gorge, Dec 1928; scenery of the Makaretu River, Feb 1929; attempt to cross Tararua Range via Mt Bannister, views of log-bridge over the Ohau-iti (Blackwater) Stream; ascent of Makahika Trig Station, 13 October 1929, with a combined group from the Hutt Valley, Tararua and Levin-Waiopehu Tramping Clubs.

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Adkin, George Leslie, 1888-1964 :Photographs of New Zealand geology, geography, and the Maori history of Horowhenua
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Mount Waiopehu and Twin Peak from Oriwa ridge
Date: 1928 From: Adkin, George Leslie, 1888-1964 :Photographs of New Zealand geology, geography, and the Maori history of Horowhenua Ref: PA1-f-006-340 Description: Waiopehu (left) and Twin Peak (right), with Mount Tawirikohukohu in the right background, photographed from the Oriwa ridge by George Leslie Adkin, 2-3 June,...
View through bush of Mount Waiopehu's summit
Date: between 22-24 Oct 1927 From: Adkin, George Leslie, 1888-1964 :Photographs of New Zealand geology, geography, and the Maori history of Horowhenua Ref: PA1-f-006-286 Description: View through bush of Mount Waiopehu's summit, taken from the site of the proposed Waiopehu Hut. Photograph by George L Adkin between 22-24 October, 1927. In...
Oriwa Lake hollow from south end showing existing pool. The former lakelet covered the whole area from foreground to distant figures, and from left margin of photo to the dark tussock in centre. 3 June 1928
From: Adkin, George Leslie, 1888-1964 :Photographs of New Zealand geology, geography, and the Maori history of Horowhenua Ref: PA1-f-006-341
Group on the Waiopehu Track
Date: 4 Mar 1928 From: Adkin, George Leslie, 1888-1964 :Photographs of New Zealand geology, geography, and the Maori history of Horowhenua Ref: PA1-f-006-319 Description: Group on the Waiopehu Track, at the second lookout, during the official opening day of Waiopehu Hut, 4 March, 1928. From left to right: G H Field, W H Field ...
Waiopehu Hut under construction, with E S Lancaster, and another
Date: between 6-7 Feb 1928 From: Adkin, George Leslie, 1888-1964 :Photographs of New Zealand geology, geography, and the Maori history of Horowhenua Ref: PA1-f-006-305 Description: Waiopehu Hut under construction, with E S Lancaster (left), and another (unidentified). Photograph taken by George L Adkin, between 6-7 February, 1928. Ins...
Remnants of a snow fall on West Peak Plateau
Date: 1928 From: Adkin, George Leslie, 1888-1964 :Photographs of New Zealand geology, geography, and the Maori history of Horowhenua Ref: Pa1-f-006-15-354 Description: Remnants of a snow fall on West Peak plateau with Hut Mound and Field Peak in background. Photographed by George Leslie Adkin on either the 4th or the 5th o...
Photograph of the Mangaharakeke Falls
Date: 1928 From: Adkin, George Leslie, 1888-1964 :Photographs of New Zealand geology, geography, and the Maori history of Horowhenua Ref: PA1-f-006-21-378 Description: The Mangaharakeke fall, 300 ft in height on the western face of Poruriri (Pururiri) ridge (outermost western foothills near Tokomaru): the result of diverted...
Levin-Waiopehu Tramping Club members carrying corrugated iron for the Waiopehu Hut
Date: between 22-24 Oct 1927 From: Adkin, George Leslie, 1888-1964 :Photographs of New Zealand geology, geography, and the Maori history of Horowhenua Ref: PA1-f-006-284 Description: Levin-Waiopehu Tramping Club members at Rolston's Tent, carrying corrugated iron for the proposed Waiopehu Hut, October 22-24, 1927. Left to right: W Poad, W...
A Tararua thunder cloud
Date: 1928 From: Adkin, George Leslie, 1888-1964 :Photographs of New Zealand geology, geography, and the Maori history of Horowhenua Ref: PA1-f-006-23-386 Description: Great cumulo-nimbus cloud formation that appeared over Tararua Range at 3pm. Upper level of cloud was probably 11,000 ft or 12,000 ft. Rolling northwards i...
Flint knife found on Mt Waiopehu
Date: 4 February 1928 From: Adkin, George Leslie, 1888-1964 :Photographs of New Zealand geology, geography, and the Maori history of Horowhenua Ref: PA1-f-006-304 Description: Two views of a prehistoric flint knife found on Mount Waiopehu. Photograph taken February 4, 1928 by George Leslie Adkin. Inscriptions: Album page - above i...