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View of the Municipal Electrical Department building on the corner of Liardet and Vivian Streets, New Plymouth. The building reads that the Municipal Electrical Department was established in 1906 and that the building was erected in 1915. It was later used as the New Plymouth District Council Building. The photograph shows the beginnings of the construction of the Vivian Street overbridge.
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PHO2012-0078

Back view of the old Mace house on Carrington Street, at the rear of the New Plymouth City Council buildings. It was relocated from this site in 1977.
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PHO2012-0077

View of Vivian Street overbridge construction site.
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PHO2012-0076

View looking down Vivian Street with timber and steeel framework of overbridge visible in the foreground.
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PHO2012-0075

View of the timber and steel framework of the Vivian Street overbridge during construction.
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PHO2012-0074

View of the early stages of the construction of Vivian Street Overbridge, looking East along Vivian Street.
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PHO2012-0073

View looking up the intersection of Carrington and Vivian Streets during construction of Vivian Street overbridge.
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PHO2012-0072

Rear view of the exterior of the Shell B. P. Todd building. There are cars parked around the building.
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PHO2012-0071

View of Tongaporutu store and post office, there are several vehicles parked outside the front. A sign on the store reads "Tongaporutu Post Office."
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PHO2012-0070

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A view looking down into Tongaporutu Village. There are cars parked outside some of the buildings. Some tennis courts are visible on the right hand side of the photograph.
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PHO2012-0069

A house on Huatoki Street, New Plymouth, is shown under construction. The house was partially constructed from concrete water tanks hence the distinctive, curved walls visible on the upper level.
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PHO2012-0068

A lavish-looking house on the corner of Cutfield Road and Bracken Street, New Plymouth. The house, with a turret, balconies, verandas and elaborate detailing, is shown nestled amongst large gardens and trees. The roof of another building is visible in the foreground.
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PHO2012-0057

A digger is at work in the former site of Mr E. Marinovich's Fish Shop and the Colombus Radio Shop. The names of various other businesses can be read on the the surronding buildings. A man has stopped to watch the digger. Alvinza Wyatt walks past the demolition site towards the left hand side of the photograph.
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PHO2012-0056

The X. Y. Z. Fruit Co. on the North West corner of Devon and Currie Streets is seen from the South West corner. Some pedestrians cross Currie Street at a pedestrian crossing. The photograph was taken before the demolition of the one storied building baring the sign "MEALS" to the left of the Fruit Co. This building housed the Colombus Radio Shop and Mr E. Marinovich's fish shop.
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PHO2012-0054

The Colombus Radio shop and Mr E. Marinovich's fish shop on North West Devon Street are viewed before their demolition. Members of the public are gathered outside the shops and two women sit on a long bench amongst small trees running up the middle of the road. The X. Y. Z. Fruit shop is visible on the right hand side of the photograph, on the left is Clegg & Stevens Family Shoe Store.
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PHO2012-0053

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The Manutahi Hotel is viewed from accross the mainroad. The road is visible in the foreground. A fence of wagon wheels is visible on the far left hand side of the photograph. Signs on the hotel read: "Manutahi Hotel," "Hotel" and "Lion/ sign of good beer."
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PHO2012-0052

Newton King's Office block and wine store on Devon Street East are seen under construction from across the street. Several signs on the construction site and buildings around it are legible, they read: " Newton King Ltd./ Real Estate Agents/ Urban & Rural Office," "Stark and Low Ltd" and "Lion/ It's Mighty!"
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PHO2012-0045

Alvinza Wyatt and her grand-daughter Deborah Wyatt (daughter of Caleb Wyatt Junior and Diann Wyatt) are seen crossing the intersection between Devon and Currie Streets, New Plymouth. The Imperial Hotel and several shops can be seen behind them. The X. Y. Z. Fruit Co is visible on the left hand side of the photograph.
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PHO2012-0043

An audience is gathered inside the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery for a musical concert. Shirley Matthews is playing the piano and Gael Riddle is playing the cello. Seated behind the piano are Margaret Purdy (holding a clarinet) and Allan Purdy. The audience is seated on the left hand side of the photograph. Hanging on the wall are from left: a painting by Richard Killeen, Peter Siddell, "A Place to Stand," 1978, now in the collection of the Dunedin Public Art Gallery, and an undientified artwork.
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PHO2012-0009

Several houses, including the Wyatts' house and the Gunns' house, are viewed from Fulford Street. The Wyatt's house is in the background on the extreme right. Part of a large vehicle is visible on the left hand side of the photograph.
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PHO2012-0008

The Taranaki Savings Bank Head Office building at 120 Devon Street East is shown under construction in 1978. Several men are visible at work on the building. A large crane is visible at the top left of the photograph. A sign on the crane reads "LIEBHER". A sign identifies the building as the "TSB CENTRE / (A TARANAKI SAVINGS BACK - MOLLER BUILDINGS LTD JOINT VENTURE). There are five cars parked along the street outside.
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PHO2012-0005

A few remains of the Ahuru Private Hospital on Morley Street, New Plymouth stand amid the debris of its demolition. Houses and trees are visible behind them.
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PHO2012-0004

View of a large two-storied weatherboard house which is being prepared for demolition. A sign placed on the fence notes that the demolition is being undertaken by H. F. Snowden Construction Ltd. The house was demolished to make way for a new office building for solicitors Nicholson, Kirkby, Ewart and Sheat.
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PHO2012-0003

Eleven men are gathered in two rows against the wall of a building. The back row has eight men in it, all are standing. The front row has three men, all seated. The man in the middle of the front row is more formally dressed than the other men, he wears a coat, scarf, waistcoat, tie and watch chain and is holding a hat and walking stick. There is a large round of cheese resting against this man's legs. The label on the cheese reads "NEW ZEALAND PRODUCE / REG NO: / LBS NET / KAPONGA / NO: / DATE / FULL CREAM FACTORY CHEESE."
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PHO2011-2512

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
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