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A large crowd of people is gathered outside the New Plymouth Savings Bank on Devon Street for the opening of the building by Governor General Viscount Bledisloe. Bledisloe addresses the crowd from a raised platform outside the bank, there are people seated behind him on the platform. The bank building is decorated with a New Zealand flag and the Union Jack.
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PHO2012-0483

Jack Raha stands before a large crowd at a launching ceremony for a boat powered by a Dodge 4 cyl. motor at Ohawe. He wears a light-coloured jacket and looks towards the camera. Another man, wearing a light-coloured shirt and suspenders stands on the extreme right hand side of the photograph. He is partially cropped by the frame. The crowd is gathered beneath a steep hill. Many in the crowd wear hats including one man wearing what appears to be a policemen's hat. Further groups of people watch the event from the hillside. The boat being launched proved to be very unreliable and prone to breaking down. The crew of the boat spent several nights stranded at sea living on raw fish and the boat ended up wrecked on a beach.
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PHO2012-0149

View of the Bowl of Brooklands sound shell during the royal tour of New Zealand, 12-30 March 1970, by Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles and Princess Anne for the James Cook bicentenary celebrations. The royal party is pictured on the stage along with a large choir. Another group of dignitaries is visible on the right of the stage. A crowd of onlookers is gathered in the Bowl.
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PHO2012-0062

Princess Anne greeting equestrian riders, New Plymouth. She is pictured in the centre of the image wearing a green suit and hat. She is smiling at a young rider pictured on the right. Other riders and horses are also visible on the right of the image. A man wearing a blue suit is pictured on the left. Jean Moffat of New Plymouth is the woman standing in the background.
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PHO2012-0028

A large crowd of people are gathered outside the Kaponga Post Office to mark its opening in May 1903. Some members in the crowd are in fancy dress including a man in a distinctive pointy hat and another man in an outfit decorated with hearts. Two young men in military style uniforms carry a stretcher. Another man wearing a wide-brimmed hat is riding a horse. There are two other horses visible on the left hand edge of the photograph. Behind the crowd and the the post office other buildings and the remains of trees are visible. A sign on the building reads "Post Office".
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PHO2011-2511

Groups of men and women are scattered on and beside a rough road leading to a bridge on the left hand side of the photograph. All the men and women wear hats. Some horse-drawn carriages carrying people are approaching from the bridge. To the right of the bridge there is a building under construction. It is decorated with flags. There is a triangular shaped awning on the far right of the photograph, a New Zealand flag flies from it. A string of New Zealand flags and Union Jacks flies accross the sky. Some of these are starting to become detached from the string. Power lines and cables are visible along the road as it vanishes into the distance.
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PHO2011-2502

A large crowd of men and women are gathered before a man outside the main factory at Kaupokonui. The man addresses the crowd from a raised platform beneath a pyramid-shaped awning. A New Zealand? flag flies from one of the diagonal poles of the awning. The flags of other nations fly from ropes extending from the awning poles. Behind the speaker and flags a lot of scaffolding is visible. Most of the crowd wear hats. There are two horses in the bottom left hand side of the photograph.
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PHO2011-2501

An opentop car decorated by Mrs N. G. Roebuck with an Egyptian theme for the Pukekura Park fete . The car has been covered in paper and palm fronds. In the car there is a male driver at the wheel, a female passenger on the back seat and two male attendants sitting on the fold back roof. All wear Egyptian costumes. The male attendants hold a flag with an Egyptian painting on it. The front of a second decorated car can be seen on the left of the photograph. An audience is gathered on the terraces behind the car. The decorated car won first prize.
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PHO2011-2450

Shows the War Memorial, library and museum building in New Plymouth. A ceremony is taking place outside the front entrance. There is a brass band performing to a large audience.
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PHO2011-0677

Taken during the Okato jubilee. Shows a horse towing a gig. There is a man and a dog sitting in the carriage. A few young children are watching in the lower right corner. Two cars are parked on the hill in the background.
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PHO2011-0569

Taken during the Okato jubilee. Shows a crowd of people watching a kapa haka performance.
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PHO2011-0568

Taken during the Okato jubilee. Shows five horses (one obscured) pulling a cart full of people - predominately children.
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PHO2011-0567

Taken during the Okato jubilee. Shows a woman with tā moko standing in a wooden cart. She is dressed in traditional Māori costume.
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PHO2011-0566

Taken during the Okato jubilee. Shows five women on a wooden cart. Four of the women are dressed in period costume whilst the fifth is wearing traditional Māori costume.
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PHO2011-0565

Taken during the Okato jubilee. Shows a wooden cart being pulled by a group of bulls. There are five women on the cart. Four of the women are dressed in period costume whilst the fifth is wearing traditional Māori costume. The Ranfurly shield is perched on the edge of the cart. A crowd of people are watching from behind the fence.
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PHO2011-0563

Shows a crowd of people watching a group of six cows. The cows are in pairs and are connected by thin planks of timber across their shoulders. They are part of the activities during the Okato jubilee.
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PHO2011-0560

Shows a large truck decorated with bright flowers and foliage travelling along the main street of Okato. The truck is part of the Okato jubilee parade. There are two yellow trucks travelling behind it.
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PHO2011-0559

Shows a group of men and women travelling in a vintage car along the main street of Okato. There is a mint green car behind them. A large group of people are standing on the road side.
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PHO2011-0558

Shows a man and a woman driving in a vintage car along the main street of Okato. There is another vintage car behind them. People are watching from the roadside.
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PHO2011-0557

Shows a float in the Okato jubilee parade. The float is decorated with nikau leaves. A kapa haka group, consisting of girls and boys, are performing on the float. They are wearing traditional kapa haka costume. A small crowd of people are watching from the roadside.
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PHO2011-0556

Shows a float in the Okato jubilee parade. The float is decorated with fern and nikau leaves. A kapa haka group, consisting of girls and boys, are standing on the float. They are wearing traditional kapa haka costume. A small crowd of people are watching from the roadside.
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PHO2011-0555

Shows a float in the Okato jubilee parade. The float consists of a black steam roller towing a curious red contraption. Two men are driving the steam roller. People are watching the procession on either side of the road.
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PHO2011-0554

Shows a float in the Okato jubilee parade. The float is for the Okato pharmacy. On the float there are three people acting out a medical operation. They are partially obscured by the front of the float and a sign which reads "We operate for your benefit". There are people watching the procession from both sides of the float.
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PHO2011-0552

Shows a float in the Okato jubilee parade. The float is for the Okato pharmacy. On the float there is a man lying down on a makeshift operating table whilst two other people, dressed as surgeons, pretend to operate on him using a screwdriver. People watch the proceedings from both sides of the float.
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PHO2011-0551

Shows a float in the Okato jubilee parade. The float is for J. Power Blacksmith and Farrier. The float resembles an old blacksmiths shed. On the left side of the image a young boy and a man are standing on the float giving a blacksmith demonstration. The sign on the shed reads "J. Power Blacksmith & Farrier, Haircuts by appointment only". People are watching the float from the roadside.
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PHO2011-0550
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