Bonnie Jean hut
Whaakari Conservation area. A great trip by foot or bicycle in a relatively new conservation park resulting from a tenure review deal. This hut was used by scheelite miners, the rocks hanging on the roof are to stop the roof from detaching during high winds!
Tiny House in a Landscape - Tiny House Blog
You may remember me as the person who suggested Tiny House in a Landscape a few years ago. I’m really pleased that it appears to have been so popular.
Harold Gear Paton
A third set from this New Zealand photographer. New Zealand soldiers with their Bofors ack ack gun, Alamein, Egypt, 16 July, 1942 New Zealand wedding in Cairo. Miss R Claridge and Mr A Mason, both of Wellington, leaving the church after being married, 1943 New Zealand wedding in Egypt during World War II. The bride Miss R Claridge and bridegroom A Mason, both of Wellington, walking between well-wishers. The bridegroom recently returned among the repatriated POWs from Italy. 13 May 1943 New…
Customers in a grocery store, Arapuni
By the 1940s the shopping for groceries was much the same experience as it had been for decades. Although the grocers here are more casually dressed than those from the past, all of the goods are still out of reach but clearly within view on the open shelves behind the counter. All of this was ...
Heather Jock Hut
Above the Jean and Bonnie Jean Huts, the Heather Jock Hut is one old mining hut that that can still be used - it's a three bunk DOC hut with quite an outlook. For your increased comfort, the hut is wired to the mountain and the stove roof is weighted with enough rocks to resist strong winds. p3122137-ct-1600-usm3
State housing dominated much of New Zealand building during the 1940's - 1960's. Built to a high standard using durable materials these weatherboard houses made up almost 28% of all new builds during this period. Now known for their durable, sturdy build, these once state owned weatherboard homes are now highly sought after in the search for a solid home.
Heather Jock Hut, Whakaari Conservation Area, New Zealand
In Heather Jock Hut (1300m above see level) used to live scheelite miners. Scheelite, being tungsten ore, is known for its use in...