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Picnics past

Castlepoint has always been a popular spot for day trips.  Here motor owners are enjoying a picnic, sometime between 1920 and 1925. 05-39/P-H-3-3.R14B9S4

Florrie Hale, with Jack and Jessie Andrew, enjoy a picnic, possibly at Flat Point. Photograph taken 1900-1904. 05-39/P-J-9-5.R14B9S4

Ngahape School picnic, taken between 1932 and 1934. 11-79/

Standing: Rod Elliott (2nd right); Bill Gordon (3rd right); Violet Summers (4th right); Iris Gordon (5th right); Pat Paku (1st left at front); Robert Elliott;
Children kneeling from left: Valerie Gordon; Andrew Summers; Peter Gordon; Ian Summers.
Children sitting: Lois Summers; Elza Summers; ?; ?; Poppy Paku; Joan Simpson; Alan Summers.

C.E. Daniell's staff at their picnic at Rathkeale, 1895
Back row, from left: J. Longstaff; J.W. Chapple; J. Winstanley; J.M. Caradine; A. McGuire.
Middle row: E.S. Knight; J. Payne; A.J. Minifie; F. Bacon; F.W. Temple; F.C. Daniell; C.E. Daniell; R. Robertson; A. Robertson; S. Bartlett; J. Prentice; W. Tooby; W. (Dad) Robins.
Front row: W.J. Henry; G. Arnold; F. Christensen; J. Tait; W. Whittaker; S. Sheppard Senior; R. Reynolds; F.W. Temple Jnr.  90-017/27

Group of people having a picnic outside an old house. Taken between 1890 and 1910. 90-017/289

A family picnic at Mount Meredith. Dorothy Horner holds a rifle over her shoulder with the rest of the family sitting in the grass eating and drinking.
Identified are: Dorothy Horner, holding rifle; Guy Wagg, behind her; Jack Tatham (white hat with black band, holding cup); Far left, Doris Tatham; Ralph Tatham?; Cecilia Tatham.  90-017/533

Matarawa School picnic, 1916. 90-017/733

Around 50 adults and children at the Hastwell School picnic, 1906-1907  90-046/32-2.R2B1S6

Mrs Te Tau's party enjoying a picnic during an Historic Places Trust Tour. Local member, Kuini Te Tau is shown wearing a headscarf. 1961-1967.  04-159/

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