a 'Dig In' at Castlecliff Beach, Whanganui, sometime in the 1970's. What would happen is little treasures were buried in the sand, kids were then unleashed.

a 'Dig In' at Castlecliff Beach, Whanganui, sometime in the What would happen is little treasures were buried in the sand, kids were then unleashed.

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Mrs E Towler's Private Hotel, Castlecliff, Wanganui. View of the side and front of the hotel with car and bicycle parked in the street outside. Photograph taken in 1915 by Frank James Denton.

The annual beauty contest at Castlecliff beach drew huge crowds. This one in 1964 when we had Australian surf LSC's here competing against our NZ clubs, I was a member and remember great times growing up.

The annual beauty contest at Castlecliff beach drew huge crowds. This one in 1964 when we had Australian surf LSC's here competing against our NZ clubs, I was a member and remember great times growing up.

photo from 1963 when a visiting circus trumpeted their arrival by trotting three of them down the main street of Whanganui City. & My old pub right there √

photo from 1963 when a visiting circus trumpeted their arrival by trotting three of them down the main street of Whanganui City. & My old pub right there √

castlecliff wanganui history - Google Search

castlecliff wanganui history - Google Search

castlecliff wanganui history - Google Search

Mrs E Towler's Private Hotel, Castlecliff, Wanganui. View of the side and front of the hotel with car and bicycle parked in the street outside. Photograph taken in 1915 by Frank James Denton.

castlecliff wanganui history - Google Search

castlecliff wanganui history - Google Search

castlecliff wanganui history - Google Search

castlecliff wanganui history - Google Search

castlecliff wanganui history - Google Search

from 1893 there was a thrumming 8 hectare soap factory in Whanganui called J B Gilberd & Sons Heres an aerial shot of the Castlecliff factory from 1955 .

castlecliff wanganui history - Google Search

castlecliff wanganui history - Google Search

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Whanganui we have a

Whanganui we have a little claim to fame that is not so well known - we were home to the first refrigerated truck in New Zealand. It was an ice cream truck, and here it is, shiny new, in A tip-top little piece of trivia for you all!

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