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1950s Memories

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New Zealander Yvette Williams won a long jump gold medal at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics and produced a world record jump of in Gisborne in Olympic Gold Medals, Long Jump, Summer Games, Summer Dream, Summer Olympics, World Records, Track And Field, Olympians, Olympic Games

New Zealander Yvette Williams won a long jump gold medal at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics and produced a world record jump of 6.29m in Gisborne in 1954.

From Alexander Turnbull Library: Copy of a photo of a surf team published in the Evening Post circa 24 October Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Alter, New Zealand, Surfing, Dads, Memories, Black And White, Beach, Photography, Vienna

Surf team

From Alexander Turnbull Library: Copy of a photo of a surf team published in the Evening Post circa 24 October 1951. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Dry plate glass negative 3.25 x 4.25 inches

Members of the Olympic Youth Club at a picnic on Paremata Beach. Their Chevrolet van had been damaged on the way to the picnic when a tyre burst a. Chevrolet Van, Youth Club, Youth Culture, New Zealand, Olympics, Picnic, America, Beach, 1950s

Olympic Youth Club picnic at Paremata Beach | National Library of New Zealand

Members of the Olympic Youth Club at a picnic on Paremata Beach. Their Chevrolet van had been damaged on the way to the picnic when a tyre burst a...

Cars parked outside the Grenadier Hotel in Oxford Terrace, Christchurch, New Zealand. Nz History, Christchurch New Zealand, Car Parking, Night Club, Kiwi, Terrace, 1950s, The Outsiders, Restaurants

Cars parked outside the Grenadier Hotel in Oxford Terrace, Christchurch

Sir Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay: the First Successful Everest Summit Team Monte Everest, Mountain Climbing, Rock Climbing, Snowdonia, North Wales, Mountaineering, New Shows, Climbers, Bouldering

The conquerers of Everest : E.P. Hilary and Tensing Bhutia, The first men to set foot on the summit of the World's Highest Mountain---1953

The Queen receives a posy of flowers during a visit to New Zealand in Her Majesty's wardrobe in the was characterised by glamorous yet practical dresses with fashionable nipped-in waists and full skirts. Visit New Zealand, Head Of State, Full Skirts, 1950s, Street View, Glamour, Queen, Gallery, Royals

The Royal Family

The Queen receives a posy of flowers during her 1953 visit to NZ.