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Silver gelatin photograph of the Waitara Freezing Works mounted on card. The large weatherboard-clad building has a fence running along the left side with bushes in front and a tree in the background on the right. There is a dog standing on the left on a path that runs along the front of the building.
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PHO2016-0052

Collection of four photographs showing the construction of the Fazackerley Timber Impregnation Company's new timber treatment plant in Swansea Road, Stratford, c1954. The photograps show different views of the plant including the interior with kiln bricks and pipes visible, an exterior view of one part of the plant with scaffolding on the wall and a pile of timber in front, and another exterior view showing the yard in front of the buidings.

Fazackerley's timber company was active at various sites in east Taranaki from the 1920s until the firm was disolved in August 2008.
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PHO2015-0219

Copy of original photograph showing the school and store at Uruti. The buildings are seen in the midground with a road running horizontally through the centre of the image. The school is on the left and is made up of two small white buildings. The store on the right has a porch along the front and a chimney visible on the side. There is a bridge between the store and the school, and another road winds up the hill on the left from the store. The land all around has been cleared with bare land and fences in the foreground and the remains of burnt-out trees covering the hill in the background.
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PHO2015-0209

Photograph of two men standing at the front of a whare with bush in the background. A dog looking back at them is at the forefront of the image. The whare is made of wooden slatted walls with a straw-like material for the roof.
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PHO2015-0205

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Photograph showing the home of Philip Bint and his family in Tarata, Taranaki. The single-storey house has two windows in the front and a chimney-like structure on the right. Behind the house there are several hills with flattened trees and scrub visible. There is a fence in front of the house with a path leading up to the door. The path is lined with small rounded shrubs. The photograph is contained in a cardboard enclosure.

Philip's daugther Catherine can be seen sitting against the fencepost to the right of the path. She is wearing a light-tone pinafore over a dark-sleeved top and she has a dark shawl on her head. Catherine became known as Kate and later married Sydney George Smith.
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PHO2015-0120

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Copy negative of original photograph showing the Inglewood Hotel building. The hotel is on the right and Mount Taranaki can be seen in the background on the left. A low white fence and powerlines run in front of the hotel. There is another building to the right of the hotel. Several people and a horse can be seen standing inthe bottom right corner.
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PHO2015-0093

Photograph of New Plymouth taken from Marsland Hill. Photograph shows large number of buildings. There is a small number of graves in the foreground. In the background is Paritutu and the Sugar Loaf Islands. There is a road running diagonally in the middle of the image. There are hand drawn lines and numbers in the background.
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PHO2015-0049

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Photograph taken looking along Devon Street, New Plymouth. Shops on the left hand side of photograph include "Maker". There are several horse-drawn carts, and people at various points on the footpath or in the middle of the street. On the right hand side of the photo is "Uncle Tom's Wardrobe" and a sign saying "Crossing".
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PHO2015-0047

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Photograph looking along Devon Street, New Plymouth. Uncle Tom's Wardrobe is on the left hand side of the photograph and a sign that says 'Railway'. There are several horse-drawn carts, and people at various points on the footpath or in the middle of the street. On the right hand side of the photo are shops including a Tailor Draper, a sign with 'Crossing' on it, 'W Beale', and 'J Beale & Son Ironmongers & Merchants.'
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PHO2015-0046

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Photograph is taken looking along Devon Street. Shops on the left hand side of photograph include Uncle Tom's Wardrobe. There are several people on the street as well as a horse-drawn cart midway through the photo. On the right hand side of the photo are shops including a "Tailor Drapery" and a sign with "Crossing" on it. There is another horse-drawn cart outside this shop with people perched on the back of the cart.
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PHO2015-0045

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View of several buildings and a gathering in Waitara. The foreground shows a road running in front of the buildings in the midground, with a tent-like structure visible on the right. There is also a bridge in the foreground on the left.
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PHO2015-0044

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View of several buildings and a gathering in Waitara. The foreground shows a road running in front of the buildings in the midground, with a tent-like structure visible on the right.
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PHO2015-0040

View of the old Masonic Hotel, showing its frontage to Devon Street. The large building on the right hand side of the photo has tall upstairs windows. There are two horse drawn wagons in the street. There are several smaller buildings also on the right hand side of the photo. The large building is on the site of the present Bank of New Zealand. The view is taken looking west up towards the present White Hart Hotel.
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PHO2015-0039

Photograph showing the aftermath of a large fire in central New Plymouth, 22 July 1916. The fire destroyed many buildings on the Devon, Egmont, King and Queen Streets block, including the Theatre Royal. The remains of several buildings can be seen still smoking while a crowd of people looks on. New Plymouth's clock tower can be seen in the background on the right. The photograph is mounted on brown cardboard.
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PHO2015-0016

View of Mount Taranaki from Westown, New Plymouth. The scene was taken from Churchill Heights and looks over Sanders Park and the West End Bowling Club.
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PHO2014-0387

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View of Egmont Motor Garage on Egmont Street, New Plymouth, with a group of six men standing out front. One man is leaning against a car and two other cars are partially visible on the left. The garage building has "F.H. Jellyman / Commission Agent / Egmont Motor Garage / Motor Repairs Executed" written on the front above the central door. The man second from the left is James Smith. The photograph is mounted on brown card.
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PHO2014-0383

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Glass plate negative showing Dick Barron at one year old. He is standing at a block-like studio prop in front of a stylised painted landscape backdrop. He is wearing a light-toned romper and a bonnet, and is holding a spoon.
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PHO2014-0382

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The original Urenui Hotel. It may have been known as the 'Star Hotel', built in 1879, on the corner of Nikorima and Ngatoki Streets. A report in the Taranaki Herald dated May 1879, states the new Star Hotel as having a frontage of 40 feet, a depth of 40 feet and elevation of 24 feet. There are three horse-drawn carts in front of the hotel with several people, some sittiing on the carts and others standing on the road. A row of trees can be seen in the background on the right.
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PHO2014-0380

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View of the Urenui Hotel with several cars parked outside. There is a group of four people standing in front of the hotel on the corner. A sign on the side of the hotel reads 'Urenui Hotel, Taranaki Ale On Tap'.
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PHO2014-0379

Glass plate negative portrait of Signaller Leo Valentine Hickey, 1917. Hickey is shown wearing military uniform. He is seated with his left arm resting on a table.

Hickey was born in Opunake on 2 November 1894 to parents John Cornelius Hickey and Honora Hickey (nee Stack). He worked as a clerk before serving in WWI, embarking on 16 November 1917. He married Josephine May Lawson and had four children, and died on 11 October 1928 in Opua, Northland.
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PHO2014-0371

Silver gelatin print showing a large crowd of people standing in front of the Lowgarth Co-Op Dairy Company factory on Hastings Road, Lowgarth. There are two buildings side by side with a road running in front. The crowd consists of both men and women and most are formally dressed. The photograph is adhered to a cardboard mount.

The Lowgarth dairy company was established in 1896 and the building was designed and built by J. Simmons in 1924.
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PHO2014-0361

Glass plate negative showing the gravesite of and memorial to Miss Mary Beatrix Dobie. The site is surrounded by an elaborate iron fence with bushes and scrub behind. There is a large stone cross and chain on top of the memorial. The memorial reads "In memory of Mary Beatrix. Daugher of Major H.M. Dobie, Late Madras Army and Ellen Dobie. Born 22nd Dec. 1850. Died 25th Nov. 1880."

Englishwoman and artist Mary was murdered at Te Namu Bay, Opunake while on holiday. Her murderer Tuhiata (known as Tuhi) confessed to the crime and was hanged on December 29 1880.
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PHO2014-0360

Buildings, cars and people in High Street, Hāwera. Several business are visible on the left, including the Majestic Restaurant, Maypole Supermarket, the Regent Theatre, and a side entrance to the Royal Hotel. The building near the centre with the steep triangular pediment and Corinthian pilasters was built in 1913 and designed by architect J. E. Roe. There are cars lining the street and several people can be seen walking and riding bicycles.
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PHO2014-0213

View of buildings looking up Currie Street from Gill Street, New Plymouth. The post office building is seen on the left (now the ANZ bank). There is a 'Sports Haven' store next to the post office and the Bank of New South Wales building is visible beyond that (now the Westpac building). The Egmont Steam Flour Mill is visible at the end of the street. There are cars lining the street and one car driving past.
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PHO2014-0205

Aerial view of the New Plymouth airport on Brown Road. There is a New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NZNAC) Fokker Friendship aircraft being serviced on the runway in front of the airport buildings. Several people are gathered in front of the building and there are two people in uniform standing near a baggage cart in front of the plane. The runway extends into the foreground. There is a row of cars parked behind the building. Two tanks on a small hill can be seen in the background as well as two houses. The area in the background is largely undeveloped land.

The photograph is likely to have been taken shortly after the airport opened for operation on November 7 1966. This airport replaced a grass field airport that had been operating at Bell Block.
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PHO2014-0203
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