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View of Waimarama beach, Hawke's Bay, 1959

Reference Number: PAColl-8163-28

View overlooking Waimarama beach in the Hawke's Bay, showing farm land, trees, and the stretch of the coastline. Bare Island (Motukura) is visible in the centre. Photograph taken in 1959, by an unidentified photographer for the Free Lance.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Landscapes, related to Waimarama, Beaches - New Zealand - Hawke's Bay Region, Coasts - New Zealand - Hawke's Bay Region and Meadows - New Zealand - Hawke's Bay Region.

Part of:
New Zealand Free Lance : Photographic prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00079 (849 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 19.5 x 16.7 cm [slightly cropped]. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - centre: Waimarama Beach / good sandy beach nestled in very pleasant valley. There are many homes and weekend [obscured] obscured by the [obscured]; Verso - bottom left: THE GROWTH OF HASTINGS, from a swamp to a bustling city in less than a century has stemmed largely fromt the fertile Heretaunga Plains of which it is the centre. Orchards, vineyards and extremely fertile pasture and cropping land have resulted in the establishment in Hastings of the Dominion's largest food cannery, the largest fruit-receiving depot, a saleyard, Stortfort Lodge, which sells more livestock than any other centre, and quick-freeze food and wine-making industries: UPPER LEFT: WAIMARAMA BEACH is a favourite weekend and holiday resort of Hastings though it is 22 miles from the city. It offers fine bathing and surfing from a golden-sand beach, and good fishing. [Glued-on cutting from original publication]; Verso - bottom right: Published 4 Mar 1959 Page 24 [Publication stamp]

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