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Flashbacks: 80’s & 90’s Fashion Photography

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Today we continue digitising some of the Ellmore-Timms Collection for our 2017 exhibition, Flashbacks: 80’s & 90’s Fashion Photography.  This photograph was taken of David Loveridge in 1992..  Did you have your photo taken by Lester Timms or Rodney Ellmore in Hawera?  If you did we would love to hear from you.  Check out our register to see if your name is on the list www.museumofsouthtaranaki.wordpress.com/archives-and-reading-room/ellmore-timms-collection 

 

Flashbacks: 80’s & 90’s Fashion Photography

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Today we continue digitising some of the Ellmore-Timms Collection for our 2017 exhibition, Flashbacks: 80’s & 90’s Fashion Photography.  This photograph was taken of Sally Klenna 1988.  Did you have your photo taken by Lester Timms or Rodney Ellmore in Hawera?  If you did we would love to hear from you.  Check out our register to see if your name is on the list www.museumofsouthtaranaki.wordpress.com/archives-and-reading-room/ellmore-timms-collection 

 

Flashbacks: 80’s & 90’s Fashion Photography

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Today we continue digitising some of the Ellmore-Timms Collection for our 2017 exhibition, Flashbacks: 80’s & 90’s Fashion Photography.  This photograph was taken of Gail Emeny on the 17 May 1988.  Did you have your photo taken by Lester Timms or Rodney Ellmore in Hawera?  If you did we would love to hear from you.  Check out our register to see if your name is on the list www.museumofsouthtaranaki.wordpress.com/archives-and-reading-room/ellmore-timms-collection 

Flashbacks: 80’s & 90’s Fashion Photography

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Today we continue digitising some of the Ellmore-Timms Collection for our 2017 exhibition, Flashbacks: 80’s & 90’s Fashion Photography.  This photograph was taken of Michelle Keech on the 10 May 1988.  Did you have your photo taken by Lester Timms or Rodney Ellmore in Hawera?  If you did we would love to hear from you.  Check out our register to see if your name is on the list www.museumofsouthtaranaki.wordpress.com/archives-and-reading-room/ellmore-timms-collection 

Flashbacks: 80’s & 90’s Fashion Photography

susan-palliser-1992-12435Today we continue digitising some of the Ellmore-Timms Collection for our 2017 exhibition, Flashbacks: 80’s & 90’s Fashion Photography.  This photograph was taken of Susan Palliser in 1992..  Did you have your photo taken by Lester Timms or Rodney Ellmore in Hawera?  If you did we would love to hear from you.  Check out our register to see if your name is on the list www.museumofsouthtaranaki.wordpress.com/archives-and-reading-room/ellmore-timms-collection 

 

Help us Celebrate Paepae in the Park!

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JOIN US AT THE MUSEUM THROUGHOUT THE DAY TO CELEBRATE

PAEPAE IN THE PARK

WAITANGI DAY, MONDAY 6 FEBRUARY 2017

Competitions, Games, Prizes, Face painting and much more!

 

Program for Waitangi Day 6 February 2017
9am Powhiri – Mayor Ross Dunlop (speech) & other dignatories.
9:25 Taikura
9:50 Hawera Brass Band – mixed upbeat
10:20 THE SET – old skool+reggae/soul
11am MIHIRANGI – Loop Artist
12noon Patea Maori Club
12:25pm Aotea Utanganui
1pm Selah Saints feat. Risky – Reggae
1:40pm Hep & Liv – acoustic duo
2:15pm Quadraphonic
2:55pm Cherish Ghee – Hip Hop dance
3pm Rubber Band – (Taiaroa’s band)
3:30pm Fire for Glory – pop punk
4:10pm Monique Matthews – solo
4:40pm Sophia Gottlieb – solo

 

 

Saturday Family Fun Day – Festival Art

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Join us at the museum for our Saturday Family Fun Day – Festival Art!  Get ready for Paepae in the Park (6th February 2017) by making windmills and other festival artwork at the Museum. Bring your creativity and ideas!

Saturday – 4 February 2017, 10am – 3pm.  All welcome.

Who will be taking this Workshop?  Educator and Activities Officer, Rob Groat

 

 

Robots & Beebots in Outer Space!

beebots%20735%20x%20397pxJoin us this morning at the museum for our school holiday programme ‘Robots & Beebots in Outer Space!’ Experiment with the bee-bots on another planet. Design your own robot and join in with more extra-terrestrial games and activities.

Today – 10th January 2017, 10.30am – 12 noon.  All welcome.

Little Ships of Patea – Digital Excerpt

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an Excerpt from Little Ships of Patea: Ships Connected with Patea

Not so long ago, Patea was a thriving little port with a bright future, but now changing patterns of trade have relegated it to a backwater.  Ian Church, brings to the task a trained researcher’s skill and a deep love for ships and the sea, has written the story of the port of Patea and the ships that called there.  His work is a valuable contribution to our knowledge and understanding of a significant aspect of our history. 

Delve into this freshly digitised publication below.

An excerpt from the publication Little Ships of Patea has been approved to be republished on the digital publishing platform Issuu.com, with formal permission gained in writing from Dunmore Publishing Ltd (formally Dunmore Press). *Note: Some of the images that appear in this publication have been rotated for correct viewing on digital devices. Book author: Ian Church, Publisher: Dunmore Press, Year Published: 1977. Contact Details: Dunmore Publishing Ltd, P.O. Box 28387 Auckland, 1541, +64 9 521 3121, http://www.dunmore.co.nz.

New Acquisition – Normanby Dairy Factory Archival Material

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From the archives of the Normanby Dairy Factory come a range of new acquisitions to Aotea Utanganui for 2016.  Thanks to Max Sayer for considering to donate his father’s archives, cheese-maker Russell L. Sayer, to the museum about his days at the Normanby Dairy Company. 

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Some of theses materials include awards certificates, trophies, photographs, and rosettes awarded to Russell L. Sayer during his time at the Normanby Dairy Factory.

Storage & Access

For the correct storage of a collection like this, conservation boxes are employed to house these objects giving them maximum security and protection over the years we need to care for them.  Labels on these boxes also help us identify how to find them again in the archives room, especially for a customer request.  If anyone wants to view this collection, you’re welcome to contact the District Archivist Cameron S. Curd cameron.curd@stdc.govt.nz or 0800 111 323 for an appointment time.

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