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Children preparing to take part in "Bike for Fun.", 25 March 1983

Reference Number: EP/1983/1047/8-F

Michael Wilson (7) oils the chain on his bicycle, while sister Bronwyn (10) makes sure her tyres are fully inflated. Behind are the Aitken brothers, Andrew (10), and Peter (11). The children were neighbours and lived in Maungaraki. Photographed by an Evening Post staff photographer on the 25th of march 1983.

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Further negatives of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PAColl-7327-2 (1639 digitised items)
The Dominion Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers, Reference Number PAColl-7327 (2038 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s) Single image on negative strip Single negative

Historical Notes: The children were preparing to take part the next day in a "Bike for Fun" in Lower Hutt. This was a 17 kilometre ride beginning at Avalon Park organised by the Western Hutt Rotary Club. Its purpose was to raise money to buy a water bed for Lower Hutt Hospital's burns unit.

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