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 ...
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).
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.