Who do you think you are? 

Do you recognise anyone here?  Can you tell us these people are from this Hawera Primary School photo taken probably…

Bread! The Way it Used to Be!

FROM THE ARCHIVE:  This image shows Spencer Robert Ellis & Stuart [M. Gaughey] from Excelsior Bakery Pastrycooks & Confectioners, Patea,…

Opening the Patea Museum, 1974

The Patea Historical Society was established on 31 October 1967. Its inaugural president was Mr G. Livingston Baker, QSM. In…

Do you recognise this beach?

Do you recognise this beach?  This image was taken sometime during the 1950’s and shows sun-seekers enjoying a beautiful day…

The Milkman in Pātea

R. J. Marsh was the milkman in Pātea from 1948 to 1955.  Here he is seated here with his son…

Devine Plans

St George‘s Parish is the oldest between Wanganui and Hawera and dates back to 1871 when the first church was…

Exhibition Opening

We’re opening a new exhibition at Aotea Utanganui Museum of South Taranaki in Pātea and you’re invited!  Our Milky Ways…

The Magical Cinema Slides

The Manufacture of Glass Cinema Slides A cinema slide consists of an image supported on a glass substrate or base…