Historic New Zealand

Early images from various places and projects around New Zealand
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Bill ✔️ yes!     Bill Gibson-Patmore.  (curation & caption: @BillGP). Bill😄🇳🇿✔️.

Bill ✔️ yes! Bill Gibson-Patmore. (curation & caption: @BillGP). Bill😄🇳🇿✔️.

Bill ✔️ A very ornate, yet functional water tower, Invercargill, New Zealand. Built in 1888 with 300,000 red bricks it was in use till 1934.   Bill Gibson-Patmore.  (curation & caption: @BillGP). Bill✔️

Bill ✔️ A very ornate, yet functional water tower, Invercargill, New Zealand. Built in 1888 with red bricks it was in use till Bill Gibson-Patmore.

Bill ✔️ A restored house, Ponsonby Rd, Auckland, New Zealand.    Bill Gibson-Patmore.  (curation & caption: @BillGP). Bill✔️

Bill ✔️ A restored house, Ponsonby Rd, Auckland, New Zealand.

Bill ✔️  Queen Street, Auckland, New Zealand a painting by Jacques Carabain.    Bill Gibson-Patmore.  (curation & caption: @BillGP). Bill✔️

Queen Street, Auckland Jacques Carabain (Belgian, Oil on canvas, x cm, Auckland Art Gallery.

Bill ✔️ 1959. Auckland Harbour Bridge on opening day! Some will say the traffic jams have not changed a great deal!  New Zealand.    Bill Gibson-Patmore.  (curation & caption: @BillGP). Bill✔️

Bill ✔️ Auckland Harbour Bridge on opening day! Some will say the traffic jams have not changed a great deal! New Zealand.

Bill ✔️ 1944. Backyards of houses in Thorndon, Wellington, New Zealand, with corrugated iron fences and rows of washing. Properties on the right face Aorangi Terrace. St Mary's College is in the background. Photograph taken by John Pascoe circa September 1944.     Bill Gibson-Patmore.  (curation & caption: @BillGP). Bill😄✔️

Ref: Backyards of houses in Thorndon, Wellington, New Zealand, with corrugated iron fences and rows of washing. Properties on the right face Aorangi Terrace. Photograph taken by John Pascoe circa September

Bill ✔️ 1950s. Auckland Railway Station was actually a popular postcard scene!     Bill Gibson-Patmore.  (curation & caption: @BillGP). Bill✔️

Bill ✔️ Auckland Railway Station was actually a popular postcard scene!

Bill ✔️ Thames, Pollen Street, 1967.  Cop the brand new Mark IV Zephyr!  New Zealand.    Bill Gibson-Patmore.  (curation & caption: @BillGP). Bill✔️

Bill ✔️ Thames, Pollen Street, Cop the brand new Mark IV Zephyr! New Zealand.

Bill ✔️  Crowds on VJ day, 15 August, 1945, Willis Street, Wellington. Photograph taken by John Pascoe.     Bill Gibson-Patmore.  (curation & caption: @BillGP). Bill✔️

Bill ✔️ Crowds on VJ day, 15 August, Willis Street, Wellington. Photograph taken by John Pascoe.

Bill ✔️ 1968. Memorial Park, Tauranga, New Zealand.    Bill Gibson-Patmore.  (curation & caption: @BillGP). Bill✔️

Bill ✔️ Memorial Park, Tauranga, New Zealand.

Bill😄🇳🇿✔️✔️  Queen Street, Auckland. Postcard dated the 4th July 1910 from the W. & A. Series. Ppcv

Bill😄🇳🇿✔️✔️ Queen Street, Auckland. Postcard dated the 4th July 1910 from the W. & A. Series. Ppcv

Bill ✔️ Quay Street Auckland December 1963 - a DSC shunter of New Zealand Railways with shunters riding on front-plate runs along Quay St., with a Wharf Shunt in the midday traffic! Straddle lifts also used this road!    Bill Gibson-Patmore.  (curation & caption: @BillGP). Bill✔️

Bill ✔️ Quay Street Auckland December 1963 - a DSC shunter of New Zealand Railways with shunters riding on front-plate runs along Quay St., with a Wharf Shunt in the midday traffic! Straddle lifts also used this road! Bill Gibson-Patmore. (curation & caption: @BillGP). Bill✔️

Bill ✔️ 1976. A Freightways Heavy Haulage, early Kenworth (fleet #212) with a very home made trailer, on Quay Street, Auckland, New Zealand. Note the hydrofoil Manu Wai in the background. Plagued by industrial disputes, the hydrofoil never ran in Auckland again.   Bill Gibson-Patmore.  (curation & caption: @BillGP). Bill✔️

Bill ✔️ 1976. A Freightways Heavy Haulage, early Kenworth (fleet #212) with a very home made trailer, on Quay Street, Auckland, New Zealand. Note the hydrofoil Manu Wai in the background. Plagued by industrial disputes, the hydrofoil never ran in Auckland again. Bill Gibson-Patmore. (curation & caption: @BillGP). Bill✔️

Bill ✔️ 1960s. Specially built Leyland car transporter truck and trailer units, loaded up with locally assembled "little British cars"!   New Zealand.     Bill Gibson-Patmore.  (curation & caption: @BillGP). Bill✔️

Bill ✔️ Specially built Leyland car transporter truck and trailer units, loaded up with locally assembled "little British cars"! New Zealand.

Bill ✔️ 1959. Building Removals, extreme! TR Parry & Co. Wellington were fairly famous for doing fairly unusual loads! This is why! I started out in trucks, working on building removals. It was great fun and challenge!     Bill Gibson-Patmore.  (curation & caption: @BillGP). Bill✔️

Bill ✔️ 1959. Building Removals, extreme! TR Parry & Co. Wellington were fairly famous for doing fairly unusual loads! This is why! I started out in trucks, working on building removals. It was great fun and challenge! Bill Gibson-Patmore. (curation & caption: @BillGP). Bill✔️

Bill ✔️ 1960. Whataroa, South Westland, New Zealand. An A3 Bedford based school bus of the Education Department.    Bill Gibson-Patmore.  (curation & caption: @BillGP). Bill✔️

Bill ✔️ Whataroa, South Westland, New Zealand. An Bedford based school bus of the Education Department.

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