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Antique lamposts The street lighting along Quay Street, Auckland, adjacent to the wharves. The work to enclose Auckland's wharves with gates, fences and lamp standards was commenced in 1913 ~ Auckland New Zealand, Standard Lamps, Lantern Lamp, New Zealand Travel, Street Lamp, Lamp Light, Chandeliers, Beautiful Places, Decoration

Antique lamposts

The street lighting along Quay Street, Auckland, adjacent to the wharves. The work to enclose Auckland's wharves with gates, fences and lamp standards was commenced in 1913. See www.hotcity.co.nz/downloads/hwredfence.pdf

a little more nostalgia.smelling papers fresh off the mimeograph machine. School Memories, My Childhood Memories, Great Memories, School Days, 1980s Childhood, Family Memories, Nostalgia, Gi Joe, Photo Vintage

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Queen St, Auckland, New Zealand. This 'Giant Santa' has done his Christmas Cheer in Auckland since Originally built by 'Farmers Trading Co. Christmas Past, Retro Christmas, Vintage Holiday, Christmas Photos, Christmas Shopping, Summer Christmas, Christmas Clothes, Victorian Christmas, Christmas Store Displays

Auckland's giant Santa

While many had fond memories of the giant Santa, others found him and his beckoning finger creepy

A haunted hotel a leaning building an underground creek these are just a few of the mysteries discovered on this self-guided walking tour of Queen Street the centre of life in Auckland New Zealand. Travel Travel T New Zealand Destinations, New Zealand Travel, Travel Destinations, Travel Tips, Travel Guides, Travel Plan, Travel Articles, Occidental Hotel, Auckland New Zealand

Queen Street Auckland: Self-Guided Walk Uncovers Quirky Facts

A self-guided walking tour up Queen Street, in Auckland New Zealand exposes a haunted hotel, leaning building, underground creek, and more.

Milk delivery boys who left full milk bottles in the back of your letter box, swapping them for your empties and money/milk token Most Popular Image, Kiwiana, Kids Growing Up, 80s Kids, The Beautiful Country, My Childhood Memories, Time Capsule, The Good Old Days, Back In The Day

Popularity Contested

The number one most popular image I've posted of all time, was this picture of the whimsical playground on top of the Farmers' department store, which was next to the cafeteria to keep the kids occupied. It was shared around Facebook dozens of times. The recall of playing on the pedal cars and trikes -…

Wooloworths Variety Store and Food Fair at Lynnmall, New Lynn, viewed from main entrance to car park. Nz History, Photographs, Photos, Pictures, Auckland New Zealand, Kiwiana, Old Images, Main Entrance, Heart For Kids

1963 Wooloworths NZ New Lynn_0022

Wooloworths Variety Store and Food Fair at Lynnmall, New Lynn, viewed from main entrance to car park. Workmen applying finishing touches for official opening the next day. Taken with Rolleicord Va (12 exposure) on Verichrome Pan film.

Lynnmall at New Lynn main entrance to mall. Looking down mall with Woolworths on left, Milne & Choyce (M&C) department store, down to Farmers Department store at end. Nz History, Auckland New Zealand, Old Images, Heart For Kids, What Is Like, Kiwi, Childhood Memories, The Neighbourhood, Photographs

1963 Woolworths NZ New Lynn_0023

Lynnmall at New Lynn main entrance to mall. Looking down mall with Woolworths on left, Milne & Choyce (M&C) department store, down to Farmers Department store at end. Taken with Rolleicord Va (12 exposure) on Verichrome Pan film.

Mid Tip-Top Topsy Ice Cream Wrapper - New Zealand classic design! Vintage Signs, Vintage Ads, Vintage Food, New Zealand Food, Tip Top, State Of Arizona, Kiwiana, My Childhood Memories, Childhood Friends

Popularity Contested

The number one most popular image I've posted of all time, was this picture of the whimsical playground on top of the Farmers' department store, which was next to the cafeteria to keep the kids occupied. It was shared around Facebook dozens of times. The recall of playing on the pedal cars and trikes -…

Auckland 10 on Route 10 duties Nz History, Civic Theatre, Auckland New Zealand, Number 10, Kiwiana, My Childhood Memories, Graceland, 1970s, Nostalgia

Auckland 10 on Route 10 duties

Queen Street, by the Civic Theatre. Number 10 is about to turn into Wellesley Street East. A short distance up the hill turn left into Kitchener Street and left into Victoria Street East to sit at the City end of service 10 to Onehunga. BARRY PHILLIPS photo.

The new shopping centre at Kelston near Glen Eden, Auckland. Shopping Day, Shopping Center, What Is Like, That Way, Glen Eden, Nz History, Long White Cloud, Waiheke Island, Old Images

The new shopping centre at Kelston near Glen Eden, Auckland.

Title Waitakeres Publicity Caption The new shopping centre at Kelston near Glen Eden, Auckland. Photographer Mr. G. Riethmaier. January 1965, Auckland Province. Archives New Zealand Reference: AAQT 6539 W3537 59 / A76914 www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=24459961 For further enquiries please email research.archives@dia.govt.nz Material from Archives New Zealand Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga

Bill ✔️ Interior decoration in Civic Theatre, Auckland New Zealand. South Pacific, Pacific Ocean, Civic Theatre, Auckland New Zealand, State Of Arizona, Theatres, Concert Hall, 3d Paper, Paper Craft

Civic Theatre, Auckland, New Zealand

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new lynn hotel stables great north road recently demolished pre 2012 photo c 1910 - The world's most private search engine Nz History, History Online, Local History, New Zealand Houses, Great North, Abandoned Houses, Auckland, Stables, See Photo

Auckland Libraries: Heritage collections

We house a wide range of heritage items and history resources such as original manuscripts, rare books, maps and heritage collections.

 Routley's Buildings was built in Glenora milk bar and dairy was run by Mr Butterworth, who also ran two taxis from across the road at the taxi office. Glen Eden, Nz History, Butterworth, Old West, Post Office, Auckland, Taxi, West Coast, New Zealand

Auckland Libraries: Heritage collections

We house a wide range of heritage items and history resources such as original manuscripts, rare books, maps and heritage collections.

Civic Theatre Auckland, New Zealand in 1957 Civic Theatre, Cinema Theatre, Cinema Architecture, New York Theater, Cinema Experience, Auckland New Zealand, My Family History, Moorish, King Kong

Civic Theatre Auckland, New Zealand in 1957

The Civic Theatre in Auckland, New Zealand first opened its doors to the public on 20 December 1929. It was specifically designed as a ‘movie palace’ for talking pictures (‘talkies’), which had just been introduced into New Zealand. The theatre was the creation of Thomas O'Brien, who had in 1928 opened Dunedin's successful Moorish-style Empire De Luxe Theatre. Because of this success O'Brien then managed to persuade a group of wealthy Auckland businessmen to build the cinema theatre in Queen…