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This is another photo of our outer districts and...

This is another photo of our outer districts and was taken by F G Radcliffe in 1913 of Waverley This is another photo of our outer districts and was taken by F G Radcliffe in 1913 of Waverley
 

This photo sent in b y Andy Shaw was from the...

This photo sent in b y Andy Shaw was from the Auckland Weekly news and taken on the 12-3-1925 and is showing the Mv Ongarue with canopy and either the Waireka or the Wai-iti at Taumarunui landing,Ive never seen a photo showing the underside of the landing up there so its making it a rather rare photo, Thanks for the help with this page Andy much appreciated
 

This photo was taken by F G Radcliffe around 1918...

This photo was taken by F G Radcliffe around 1918 of Taihape and turned into a post card This photo was taken by F G Radcliffe around 1918 of Taihape and turned into a post card
 

Raetihi in the 1940's...

Raetihi in the 1940's Raetihi in the 1940's
 

Now this photo was taken of the riverboat PS...

Now this photo was taken of the riverboat PS TUHUA. It was the first passenger riverboat on the Wanganui river to regularly ply above the rapids.Built in 1885 by David Murray Foundry on Taupo Quay ( opposite where Suzuki is now). It had 2 -28 NHP Wanganui made steam engines( made in the same foundry)It was about 90ft long by about 18ft wide.It never did do very well and was taken over by the Foundry that built it to recover the money owed on it, However it was lost on the Parangarahu...
 

This photo taken around 1918 in Victoria Ave...

This photo taken around 1918 in Victoria Ave Wanganui was taken by F G Radcliffe This photo taken around 1918 in Victoria Ave Wanganui was taken by F G Radcliffe
 

Some of the pumice removed from Wanganui was sold...

Some of the pumice removed from Wanganui was sold into the soap works and made into soap, as this add shows it was being sold in Australia in the 1920's Some of the pumice removed from Wanganui was sold into the soap works and made into soap, as this add shows it was being sold in Australia in the 1920's
 

Early Castlecliff Wanganui beach photo taken by...

Early Castlecliff Wanganui beach photo taken by Frank Denton around 1915 Early Castlecliff Wanganui beach photo taken by Frank Denton around 1915
 

early semi hand coloured photo of the Ps Manuwai...

early semi hand coloured photo of the Ps Manuwai on the Wanganui river pre 1922 early semi hand coloured photo of the Ps Manuwai on the Wanganui river pre 1922
 

This is another F G Radcliffe postcard type photo...

This is another F G Radcliffe postcard type photo of Wanganui looks to be around 1917-18 This is another F G Radcliffe postcard type photo of Wanganui looks to be around 1917-18
 

This portrait Photo was taken by Frank Denton in...

This portrait Photo was taken by Frank Denton in Wanganui around 1907-1911 of Hoani Parata wearing clerical dress, i like the ghostly image or glow in the background of photo This portrait Photo was taken by Frank Denton in Wanganui around 1907-1911 of Hoani Parata wearing clerical dress, i like the ghostly image or glow in the background of photo
 

FG Radcliffe photo of Dublin Street bridge in...

FG Radcliffe photo of Dublin Street bridge in Wanganui around 1917 FG Radcliffe photo of Dublin Street bridge in Wanganui around 1917
 

MV Wairua (1904) crosses paths with Steam...

MV Wairua (1904) crosses paths with Steam Incorporated's Ja1271 (1956) on the Aramoho Railway Bridge spanning the Whanganui River in New Zealand. The train w... MV Wairua (1904) crosses paths with Steam Incorporated's Ja1271 (1956) on the Aramoho Railway Bridge spanning the Whanganui River in New Zealand. The train w...
 

This photo from the Archives of the Whanganui...

This photo from the Archives of the Whanganui Riverboat Museum on Taupo quay is showing the Hatrick riverboats the Ps Wairere moored at Hatrick's slipway wharf and a brand new Mv Waireka on the slip ready to be released into the Wanganui River, but even more importantly its showing Mr Alexander Hatrick(man in bowler hat far right of boats)photo taken on the 17-9-1908
 

This photo was taken in 1953 of the Royal Train at...

This photo was taken in 1953 of the Royal Train at Aramoho Railway Station in Wanganui This photo was taken in 1953 of the Royal Train at Aramoho Railway Station in Wanganui
 

1970's -80's photo of Taumarunui...

1970's -80's photo of Taumarunui 1970's -80's photo of Taumarunui
 

These two photos have been sent to be to put on...

These two photos have been sent to be to put on this post by Trevor Gibson ex senior master of the Waimarie. I put up a photo of the P S Manuwai on the Waikato River with a steam train and a plane all in a photo at the same time just a few days ago, Well it was done here in Wanganui as well . These two photos show the last time it was done here using a coal fired steam train from Wellington and our coal fired steam powered riverboat the Waimarie. This photo was taken on the 23 January...
 

The year was 2000 and this photo was taken during...

The year was 2000 and this photo was taken during the first few days of the new year with a brand new full reconditioned Paddle steamer sitting on the Wanganui river,As i understand it this photo shows the team setting up new berth sites on the Wanganui river, today when we took her out on the river it was 18 years latter very close to the day and it was sunny with the river looking very much like this photo.We carried 33 passengers today but many days we carry over 100, i have the...
 

Oh Dear oh no they passed the vote for 6 o'clock...

Oh Dear oh no they passed the vote for 6 o'clock closing in Wanganui as well. Now there must be some that still remember this, The 6 o'clock closing time for pubs was first imposed in December 1917 during the First World War. This was supposed to be a temporary war measure, but was made permanent the following year. While there was much criticism of the drinking conditions associated with 6 o'clock closing – encapsulated in its colloquial name: the 6 o'clock swill – the voting...
 

Thistles and bush grow up around the old community...

Thistles and bush grow up around the old community building at the abandoned Ahu Ahu ohu, in a remote area on a tributary of the Wanganui River. The government's ohu scheme, which allowed communities to settle on Crown-owned land, was announced in 1973. However, the initiative lost one of its main proponents with the death of Prime Minister Norman Kirk the following year. Groups struggled to find suitable land, and only about eight ohu were ever established. Ahu Ahu survived until about...
 

Colour photo of Victoria Ave Wanganui in the...

Colour photo of Victoria Ave Wanganui in the 1990's Colour photo of Victoria Ave Wanganui in the 1990's