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View of the Camphouse and a smaller building, North Egmont, Mount Taranaki. Road in foreground and power pole with power lines pictured on the right of the image. Vegetation visible both foreground and background. Background dominated by the slopes of Mount Taranaki.
Accession No
A70.069

Group of men and women who are the survivors of the first six ships to land in Moturoa. There are two rows of people. The back row has five men in it. All have medals on the left breast of their suits and wear dark suits. The front row consists of two males on the left end and four females. All are wearing dark clothing. The man on the end has a cane in his left hand infront of him. All of the ladies have dark coloured umbrellas and one fourth from the left has a handbag. All subjects are seated.
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PHO2008-1724

Group of 11 people with two rows and all persons seated. All have dark clothing of a formal type and all are wearing hats. Front row has two males on far left and then four females. All females hold an umbrella between their legs and male on end of row has a cane in front of him. Female forth from left holds a handbag. The back row has five males. The forth male is holding an umbrella and all others have their hands rested on their laps. All males have beards and all but the male on the end of the frotn row have medals.
Back Row - John Lander (Oriental), A J Hoskin (Amelia Thompson), C Hamlin (Amelia Thompson), WM Rundle (Amelia Thompson), B Bishop (Oriental)
Front Row: David Sole (Oriental), R Langman (Blenhiem), Mrs R Langman "Blenheim), Mrs Cowling (Timandra), Mrs Ford (Amelia Thompson), Mrs Jury (Amelia Thompson)
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PHO2008-1772

Panorama of staff outside the Ibbotson Brothers service station and garage on King Street, New Plymouth. Cars are parked on the left of the image and petrol pumps occupy the centre of the image. Three staff members are pictured to the left of the petrol pumps and six are pictured to the right of the pumps. The woman holding the cat near the centre of the image is Joy Holmes (nee Arnold). The Ibbotson Bros sign is visible above the garage doors in the background.
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PHO2008-1916

Photograph of three veterans of the 43rd Regiment. All three of the men are dressed in suits and are wearing hats. They are seated. Each of the men are holding bugles in their right hands.
From left to right: Bugler William Wales, Bandsman C. Turnbridge, Bugler John Mynott.
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PHO2009-096

The Tea House, Pukekura Park, surrounded by trees. The Tea House was presented to New Plymouth in 1931 by ex-Mayor Charles Burgess and his wife Mary to celebrate their golden wedding anniversary.
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PHO2009-150

A group of ten men with the #295 Baldwin Locomotive (c.1898). Locomotive is on wooden slides in the bush. Twelve locomotives were ordered from the American manufacturer Baldwin in 1898. These were distributed to Northland (one), Wellington/Napier/New Plymouth (four), and Westport (two). This photograph is similar to that showing a de-railed ballast train in Taranaki taken by C.F.Volzke (possibly at Waipuku). The brakes failed on the train when it was descending a steep incline. The driver, fireman, and guard escaped injury by jumping clear before the impact (as reported in 'The Auckland Weekly News' Jan 9th 1914).
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PHO2005-150

Three railway guardsmen with a Baldwin Locomotive steam engine #296. Stationary on railway tracks (engine only). Twelve locomotives were ordered from the American manufacturer Baldwin in 1898. These were distributed to Northland (one), Wellington/Napier/New Plymouth (four), and Westport (two).
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PHO2005-151

Jubilee Dairy Factory (looking north) owned by Chew Chong at Eltham. Suppliers with horse drawn drays loaded with canisters are parked in front of the factory. The factory was Eltham's first dairy factory.
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PHO2005-178

Name/Title
Johnson residence at Fernleigh, Tarata. Family group standing in front of the cottage includes Lt. William Johnson (second from the left).
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PHO2005-180

Interior of an unidentified carpentry factory with workers, possibly sash and door construction.
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PHO2006-287

Studio portrait of the Stratford Technical High School Girls' Hockey Team, winners of the Taranaki Shield 1926. Sitters are unidentified.
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PHO2006-306

Studio portrait of the Stratford Old Girls' Hockey Club, 1960. Sitters in the back row include (from left to right): B.Crowe, N.Neal, H.Pickering, L.McMahon and J.Pickering. Sitters in the middle row include (from left to right): B.Clarke (President), J.Cadman, C.Wood, L.Dew, D.Robertson and J.Opie. Sitters in the front row include (from left to right): Z.Tecofsky, B.Donnelly, A.Collins (Vice-Captain), E.Volzke (Captain), V.Dew, M.Crowe and N.Volzke.
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PHO2006-311

Studio portrait of the Taranaki Women's Hockey A.Team, 1961. Sitters in the back row include (from left to right): Mrs L.Campbell (Assistant Manager), J.Cameron, J.Campbell, V.Spurdle, J.Morratti, J.Cadman and Mrs B. Clark (Manageress). Sitters in the front row include (from left to right): A.Simpson, J.Grey, C.Campbell, M.Wilmhurst (Captain), V.Bigham (Vice-Captain), T.Wisnewski, Y.MacRae and B.Stimpson. There is an inset portrait of E.Sullivan.
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PHO2006-312

Studio portrait of the Stratford Old Girls Hockey team, 1973. Runners-up in the senior competition and winners of the Maulder Cup. Sitters in the back row include (from left to right): S. Whana, L.Jury, J.Akhurst, L.Opie and M.Whana. Sitters in the middle row include (from left to right): C.Thorne, P.Mason, L.Bertie, P.Cooksley and P.Poole. Sittters in the front row include (from left to right): Mr I.Whana (Coach), J. Whana (Vice-Captain), M. Todd (Captain), J. Mander and Mrs B.Clark (President).
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PHO2006-315

Studio portrait of the Stratford Old Girls Hockey Club, 1974. Winners of the Maulder Shield and Catran Cup. Sitters in the back row include (from left to right): P. Cooksley, L. Opie and P.Mason. Sitters in the middle row include (from left to right): P.Poole, M.Mason, M.Whana and P.Aspinall. Sitters in the front row include (from left to right): Mr I. Whana (Coach), S. Whana (Captain), J. Mander (Vice-Captain) and Mrs B. Clark (President). Insets include portraits of J.Avery and J.Ackhurst.
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PHO2006-317

Name/Title
Franz Zimmerman was born 11 Sept 1848 in West Prussia, Poland. In 1874 he married Barbara Zeller in Poland and they later emigrated to Wellington, New Zealand, arriving in 1876. Franz stands in front of a door. The door is slightly ajar. He wears a suit and a hat and stands with the aid of a walking stick. Franz Zimmerman died 27 September1938.
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PHO2011-2452

Name/Title
Peter Paul Zimmerman (b. 21 June 1902-3 February 1990). He was the son of Joseph and Joanna Zimmerman. Peter sits on a wooden bench. His arms are folded across his chest. Behind him is a studio backdrop. He wears a suit and tie. He was 21 years when this photograph was taken.
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PHO2011-2456

Alexander Martin Zimmerman (b.12 May 1901; d.12 March 1986) stands beside a chair. He is 21 years old when this photograph was taken. One of his hands is positioned in the pocket of his trousers, the other rests on the back of the chair. He wears a three piece suit with some flowers in the button hole and a brooch on his vest. His hair is centrally parted. He was the son of Joseph and Joanna Zimmerman.
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PHO2011-2459

The Goodwin Sisters. Seven young women photographed at the Brophy farm on Brophy Road, Okato. Jane Agnes Goodwin is sitting in the middle of the group. She married Harold Parker on 24 September 1930. Three of Jane's sisters are with her and some cousins.
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PHO2011-2469

Seventeen primary school aged boys arranged in three rows inside a building. There are seven boys standing in the back row, seven seated in the middle row and three boys seated on a fluffy rug on the floor in front. All wear striped rugby jerseys except the boy in the centre of the front row who wears a plain, lighter coloured shirt. All wear long socks and dark shorts. Behind the boys there is a window set into an alcove on the left with a vase of flowers on the sill. Behind the boys on the right is a wall with decorative detailing. The boy standing second from the right in the back row has been identified as John Goodwin, son of Arthur and Agnes Goodwin of Oakura.
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PHO2011-2484

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View of New Plymouth Public Library / Carnegie Library from corner of Brougham and King streets (main entrance). Following discussions between the mayor of New Plymouth, Mr A.C. Fookes and the American industrialist, Andrew Carnegie, a grant of two thousand five hundred pounds was made on 13 February 1906 to the New Plymouth Borough Council for a new library building. An architectural competition was held, the winning architect being Frank Messenger. The building was formally opened on 1 July 1908 by the Mayor, Mr Gustave Tisch. At this time the museum remained in the old town hall.
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A95.793

Colour transparency slide showing equipment and workers during the construction of the New Plymouth airport runway. There is a flat-bed truck on the left with its deck raised and a large red piece of machinery on the right with a person seated at the controls. Several other people can be seen gathered around on the right.

The new airport replaced an old grass airfield in Bell Block and opened in 1966.
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PHO2015-0130

Colour transparency slide showing an aerial view of the New Plymouth airport's runway under construction. The view shows several pieces of machinery working on the runway, which is seen as a large open area of bare ground. The coastline is visible in the distance. The bottom right corner shows a section of the plane from which the image was taken.

The new airport replaced an old grass airfield in Bell Block and opened in 1966.
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PHO2015-0129

Colour transparency slide showing an aerial view of the construction of the New Plymouth airport terminal building and runway. The partially completed runway is seen in running almost vertically through the centre of the image with an area of partially-sealed runway at the top. The terminal building location is visible on the left with a large area of cleared land behind it. There is also a strip of cleared land running horizontally from the runway out towards the coast.

The new airport replaced an old grass airfield at Bell Block and opened in 1966.
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PHO2015-0132
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