BECK MJ

DVD of Hastings history from the earliest days to the 1950s

Hastings 1931-1950

Updates as at June 2018 can be viewed on Martin Beck’s personal website including images from this era

Abbreviations
AWN – Auckland Weekly News
HB – Hawke’s Bay
nth – north
sth – south

The letter ‘c’ after a date means “about”

Surnames in this document (please contact the Knowledge Bank for the full list) –

Abbot, Adamson, Austin,

Hastings From 1951 Onwards

Hastings image and text compilation from 1951 onwards

The full text of this document can be viewed on Martin Beck’s personal website

Hastings - The Development

Updates as at June 2018 can be viewed on Martin Beck’s personal website

Abbreviations
aprox – approximately
Bros – Brothers
HB – Hawke’s Bay
mth(s) – month(s)
nth – north
sth – south
Thos – Thomas
Wm – William

The letter ‘c’ after a date means “about”

Surnames in this document (please contact the Knowledge Bank for the full list) –

Hastings to 1930

Updates as at June 2018 can be viewed on Martin Beck’s personal website, including images of early Hastings

Abbreviations
AWN – Auckland Weekly News
Bros – Brothers
Bthrs – Brothers
HB – Hawke’s Bay
jnr – junior
nth – north
sth – south

The letter ‘c’ after a date means circa, “about”

Surnames in this document (please contact the Knowledge Bank for the full list) –

Heretaunga Street 1931

From Martin Beck –

“1931 late, Heretaunga St west looking sth near Market St shows rebuilding underway foreground with the Pacific Hotel left, Blackmore’s Lynx suits twin cat face profiles removed from roof for repairs, the Pas-A-Dena Tea Rooms, Lovell-Smith Photographic Studio, AJ Jones & Co menswear shop next to J. R. McKenzie Ltd Fancy Goods and Hall’s Stationary, St Matthew’s Church can be seen in the distance behind with scaffolding”