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Joe and Pauline North alongside the old Reserve Bank vault inside their house at Rata Street, Naenae, Lower Hutt - Photograph taken by Melanie Burford, [ca 11 Apr 1996]

Reference Number: EP/1996/1038/27-F

Joe and Pauline North alongside the door of the old Reserve Bank vault inside their house at Rata Street, Naenae, Lower Hutt. Photographs taken circa 11 April 1996 by Evening Post staff photographer Melanie Burford, when the house was up for sale.

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Interior and exterior views of Joe and Pauline North's house at Rata Street, Naenae, Lower Hutt, which contains an old Reserve Bank vault - Photographs taken by Melanie Burford, Reference Number EP/1996/1038-F (1 digitised items)
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) (Individual image on negative strip)Dye coupler negative, 35mm. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: The vault was built into a hillside during the Second World War with the threat of a Japanese invasion. The house was built on top to lessen the chance of vandalism. In 1972 the house was sold when Reserve Bank documents were able to be housed in the new building on The Terrace. The North's bought the house in 1977. (Information from Evening Post, 11 April 1996)

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