Photo of the week: Lord Islington

00-65 Civic Reception for Lord Islington, 5. 07. 1911 at Hawera Borough Chambers

Today’s photograph is of a civic reception in honour of John Poynder Dickson-Poynder, known as Lord Islington (born John Poynder Dickson) who was Governor of New Zealand between 1910 and 1912. On this visit to Hawera on the 5th of July 1911, Lord Islington was greeted at the Hawera Borough Chambers by newly re-elected Mayor Mr E. Barton and other officials.

If you have anything you would like to add about the people in this photo, or to order a copy, contact the Museum on 0800 111 323 or museum@stdc.govt.nz, Aotea Utanganui Museum of South Taranaki Heritage Collection (00.65).

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