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"Queen St., Auckland, nostalgia Scene is from a mid-1960s article entitled "New Zealand, Gift of the Sea" and looks up Queen Street in Auckland during the Christmas season. ATB trolleybus 112 sports a red band and striped poles proclaiming the Queen Street shuttle service. The inscription on the red band reads "Queen St - Karangahape Rd" while the placard in the window says "Via Greys Ave." Two more red banded shuttle trolleybuses can been seen further up Queen St.
No gym for Colin Meads !
Meads' fitness - there has never been a fitter forward of his size - was due to his lifestyle and mental strength. He didn't even step inside a modern gym until 1995, aged 59, although he occasionally tried weights training with his brother Stan (also an All Black lock). As for swimming, Meads would not be seen dead in a pool during the season. "It softened up and relaxed your muscles," he said. "If I was sore after a game, I'd go for a jog." I am currently living in Colombo, Sri Lanka and…
Lambton shuffle, 1977
Taking pedestrians off streets increased congestion on footpaths, making them less pleasant places to stop and linger. Wellington’s Lambton Quay became notorious for its lunchtime crowds, where a slow-moving throng shuffled up and down the street. In 1977 engineers estimated that the street’s...
Webb's | New Zealand's premier auction house
Webb’s is a well known NZ auction house, specialising in Fine and Decorative Art, Jewellery, Fine and Rare Wines. Consigning now for our upcoming June auctions.