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Collection by Law Kelly

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First Scottish colony for New Zealand. That fine teak-built fast sailing ship Bengal Merchant ... will positively sail from Port-Glasgow for New Zealand ... on Friday, Oct. 25, 1839. [Reprinted] Copyright People's Palace Museum, Glasgow Green [ca 1981].

First Scottish colony for New Zealand. That fine teak-built fast sailing ship Bengal Merchant ... will positively sail from Port-Glasgow for New Zealand ... on Friday, Oct. 25, 1839. [Reprinted] Copyright People's Palace Museum, Glasgow Green [ca 1981]. | National Library of New Zealand

Arrangement of text, with picture of sailing ship in centre. Mentions that single women going out as servants to cabin passengers, or in charge of ...

We travelled on the Blue Streak from Wellington to Hawera. In 1972, an 88-seater fast rail service was introduced between Wellington to New Plymouth. It was painted in a two-tone blue colour scheme and nicknamed Blue Streak.

Blue Streak through Orakei, Auckland

Nearing the end of their deployment on the NIMT between Auckland and Wellington, in October 1972 a coupled pair of the 3 'Blue Streak' railcars is seen passing through Orakei station, Auckland. In December with the arrival of the Silver Fern railcars, they were transferred to the Wellington-New Plymouth run (see earlier posts). (Keith Cullen pic).

New Zealand Railways Blue Streak Fiat railcars near Ongarue North Island Main Trunk, January 1971

New Zealand Railways Blue Streak Fiat railcars near Ongarue North Island Main Trunk, January 1971

Broadway, Stratford

Broadway, Stratford, with clocktower in the background and cars driving on the street. There are cars parked on both sides of the road with buildings/shops and people crossing the road.

"Broadway, Stratford, N.Z."

View of Broadway, Stratford. The post office building with its clock tower is visible on the right of the image. The street is lined with cars on both sides and several vehicles are pictured travelling down the street.

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Post office building, Broadway, Stratford

View of the post office building, Broadway, Stratford. Cars line the street and people can be seen on the pavement outside the building. The post office building was demolished in 1963-64.