NEW THAMES: The 1960s, Brunton Crescent. The Thames had known many highs and lows as a gold town, and faced on-going challenges to find new ways to survive. The 1960s saw new business and land developments. The area around Brunton Crescent was an example of the new face of The Thames.
Source: Thames: The First 100 years" by W A Kelly, Thames Star 1968
Below: View from the intersection of Brunton Crescent and Parawai Road today.
Source: Google maps