Tales of Taradale

Taradale Horse and Cart

Photograph of a horse and cart belonging to baker J Jeffares, taken in Taradale, Napier. On the back is written: Man standing by cart is Jim Bradley - nickname Spider.

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Photograph of a horse and cart belonging to baker J Jeffares, taken in Taradale, Napier. On the back is written: Man standing by cart is Jim Bradley - nickname Spider.

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Ōtātara pā walkway

Ōtātara Pā walkway. Walkway Declared Open. Nigel Hadfield on the left and regional conservator John Ombler perform the traditional hongi at the Ōtātara Pā walkway opening ceremony yesterday. Conservation Corps members, who worked on restoring and developing the 15th century site, Department of Conservation staff and representatives from the ministry of Youth Affairs took part in the opening ceremony following a powhiri or welcome at Waiohiki Marae. Photograph taken 27 November 1993. 

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Ōtātara Pā walkway. Walkway Declared Open. Nigel Hadfield on the left and regional conservator John Ombler perform the traditional hongi at the Ōtātara Pā walkway opening ceremony yesterday. Conservation Corps members, who worked on restoring and developing the 15th century site, Department of Conservation staff and representatives from the ministry of Youth Affairs took part in the opening ceremony following a powhiri or welcome at Waiohiki Marae. Photograph taken 27 November 1993. 

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Aerial view of Taradale

Aerial view of Taradale. Aerial view of Taradale taken after the Hawke's Bay earthquake on 3 February 1931.

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Aerial view of Taradale. Aerial view of Taradale taken after the Hawke's Bay earthquake on 3 February 1931.

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The Onion Plot

In the 1920's Taradale District school experimented with growing onions and other vegetables. This photograph shows two young boys weeding the onion plot. Photographer, unknown. Date, 1923-1924.
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In the 1920's Taradale District school experimented with growing onions and other vegetables. This photograph shows two young boys weeding the onion plot. Photographer, unknown. Date, 1923-1924.
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O'Rouke's Taradale Hotel

The hotel was possibly located on Gloucester Street. The proprietor of the hotel at the time that the photograph was taken was R O'Rouke. A group of people pose on the verandah of the hotel. To the left of the hotel, a horse is tethered beside a drinking trough.
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The hotel was possibly located on Gloucester Street. The proprietor of the hotel at the time that the photograph was taken was R O'Rouke. A group of people pose on the verandah of the hotel. To the left of the hotel, a horse is tethered beside a drinking trough.
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