Saturday, January 17, 2015

Thames (NZ): 1934 Photo News

A selection of Photo stories that appeared in the Auckland newspapers for 1934.

Left: DEATH OF PIONEER. Mr. W. H. Lucas, a resident of Thames for over sixty years, whose death has occurred at the age of 84.
Source: New Zealand Herald, Volume LXXI, Issue 21838, 28 June 1934, Page 6

Right: MR. GEORGE McINTYRE, one of the oldest surveyors in New Zealand, whose death has occurred at Christchurch. In 1869 he was appointed engineer-in-chief of the Thames goldfields.
 

LINK WITH EARLY THAMES. Mrs Rebecca Smith, of Auckland. a pioneer resident of the Thames, whose death has occurred at the age of 93 years.
Source: New Zealand Herald, Volume LXXI, Issue 21886, 23 August 1934, Page 8

THE TOWN HALL TRANSFORMED INTO A SPRING GARDEN.—The realistic surroundings in which the Auckland Horticultural Society's shows are staged in the Town Hall have become a feature of these functions, and the present spring show is no exception. Inset: Mr. D. Danby's (Thames) Hallmark, adjudged champion of champions.
Source: Auckland Star, Volume LXV, Issue 218, 14 September 1934, Page 5

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