Tales of Taradale

1958 Hawke's Bay Centennial procession. The slide shows the Taradale Looks Forward float in the 1958 Hawke's Bay Centennial procession on Marine Parade in Napier. The Taradale Queen, Carlene Leadbetter, stands on the float. People are watching from a balcony and window of a streetside building.

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1958 Hawke's Bay Centennial procession. The slide shows the Taradale Looks Forward float in the 1958 Hawke's Bay Centennial procession on Marine Parade in Napier. The Taradale Queen, Carlene Leadbetter, stands on the float. People are watching from a balcony and window of a streetside building.

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Taradale Town Hall after the 1931 Earthquake. A photograph of the Taradale Town Hall, at the corner of Lee and Meeanee Roads, taken after the Hawke's Bay earthquake on the 3rd of February 1931. Photographer, John Brown.

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Taradale Town Hall after the 1931 Earthquake. A photograph of the Taradale Town Hall, at the corner of Lee and Meeanee Roads, taken after the Hawke's Bay earthquake on the 3rd of February 1931. Photographer, John Brown.

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First Mission Concert

First Mission Concert. Dame Kiri Triumphs. Listeners Captivated. Getting the best spot to see Kiri Te Kanawa at the Mission meant getting there early. By the time the gates opened at 2pm, this queue of hundreds had formed, snaking off down Church Road back toward Taradale.

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First Mission Concert. Dame Kiri Triumphs. Listeners Captivated. Getting the best spot to see Kiri Te Kanawa at the Mission meant getting there early. By the time the gates opened at 2pm, this queue of hundreds had formed, snaking off down Church Road back toward Taradale.

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Final meeting of the Taradale Borough Council. Councillors and mayors attending the final meeting of the Taradale Borough Council were (left to right) Councillors R A Bayliss, D O Haskell (Taradale Deputy-Mayor), C G Thomas, L Morgan, Mr L V Leman (town clerk), Mr Peter Tait (Mayor of Napier), Mr A W Miller (Taradale Mayor), Mr A M Linton (Mayor of Rotorua and president of the Municipal Association), and Councillors J Warnock, N G Cooper and B A O Marshall. 27 March 1968.

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Final meeting of the Taradale Borough Council. Councillors and mayors attending the final meeting of the Taradale Borough Council were (left to right) Councillors R A Bayliss, D O Haskell (Taradale Deputy-Mayor), C G Thomas, L Morgan, Mr L V Leman (town clerk), Mr Peter Tait (Mayor of Napier), Mr A W Miller (Taradale Mayor), Mr A M Linton (Mayor of Rotorua and president of the Municipal Association), and Councillors J Warnock, N G Cooper and B A O Marshall. 27 March 1968.

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Panoramic Taradale 1913

Panoramic Taradale 1913. A panoramic photograph of Taradale, taken in January 1913. The image depicts a variety of orchards, market gardens and houses covering a large area of early twentieth century Taradale.

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Panoramic Taradale 1913. A panoramic photograph of Taradale, taken in January 1913. The image depicts a variety of orchards, market gardens and houses covering a large area of early twentieth century Taradale.

Image from MTG Hawke's Bay Collection

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