Hastings Centennial parade

1984 Dutch Community Float

Dutch community float in parade celebrating 100 years of Hastings, 4 February 1984

Centennial Float 1984

Nelsons (New Zealand) Limited float in parade celebrating 100 years of Hastings, 4 February 1984

2 – TOMOANA
NELSONS (NZ) LIMITED

3 – William Nelson Esq.
100
One Hundred Years

Dutch Community Float 1984

Dutch community float in parade celebrating 100 years of Hastings, 4 February 1984

Dutch Community Float 1984

Will Franssen playing his Panhuys accordion while the Dutch community float is being constructed for parade celebrating 100 years of Hastings, February 1984

Parade Entrants 1984

Floats and other entrants in Hastings Centennial parade, Omahu Road, 4 February 1984

1 –  Hastings City Council Coat of Arms and clock tower float
2 – New Playhouse theatre float; Hastings Musical Comedy Company
3 – Hawke’s Bay Chinese Association float
4 – two Clydesdale horses pulling waon; FL Bone float
5 – Wattie’s 50th Anniversary float
6 – Ebbett Park School 25th Jubilee float
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Parade Entrants 1984

Floats and other entrants in Hastings Centennial parade, Karamu Road North, 4 February 1984

1 and 2 – Leopard Breweries float
3 and 4 – Hawke’s Bay Crane Hire cranes
5 – Red Cross float
6 – Miss Hastings Highland Games 1983 float – Angela Roberts on top; Jenny Ward in pink (Miss Friendship)
7 and 8 – William Nelson Butcher float
9 – 1904 McLAREN traction engine on back of Watkins Building Movers trailer
10 –

Parade Entrants 1984

Floats and other entrants in Hastings Centennial parade, Omahu Road, 4 February 1984

1 – float advertising milk; sponsored by Freeman’s Orchard Products
2 – Hawke’s Bay Country Council – Wehr Power Grader 1935
3 – Hawke’s Bay Electric Power Board float
4 – Hawke’s Bay Country Council – Austin Horse Grader 1904[?]
5 – Grader pulling The Old MWD (Ministry of Works and Development) mechanical bridging roading ???

Parade Entrants 1984

Floats and other entrants in Hastings Centennial parade, Omahu Road, 4 February 1984

1 – Hastings RSA (Returned Services’ Association) float
2 – Army, tanks and trucks
3 – City of Napier float
4 – UEB Industries and UEB Packaging floats
5 – State Insurance float
6 – Hastings Jaycees float
7 –  Dutch Community float
8 – UEB Packaging float
9 – Chamber of Commerce 1907 vintage car and float

 

Parade Entrants 1984

Floats and other entrants in Hastings Centennial parade, Omahu Road, 4 February 1984

1 – Lions Club of Heretaunga float
2 – J Mahony and Sons truck, number plate HB.1929
3 – Maori girls kapa haka float
4 – Mormon, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day-Saints float
5 – Mahora Retailers float
6 – Hawke’s Bay Carriage[?] and Harness Society horses and gigs
7 – Westpac Bank float
8 –

Parade Entrants 1984

Floats and other entrants in Hastings Centennial parade, Omahu Road, 4 February 1984

1 – Red cross float
2 – Horse and drays; marching men with old-style military uniforms
3 – Hastings Lions Club float
4 – Hawke’s Bay Federation of Country Women’s Institutes through the years float: Haumoana 1930, Havelock North 1925, Matapiro 1949, Pakowhai 1931, Sherenden 1931, Hastings Centre 1955, Raupare 1966
5 – Baillie Farmers Motors Limited float carrying first Bedford in Hastings,

Parade Entrants 1984

Floats and other entrants in Hastings Centennial parade, Omahu Road, 4 February 1984

1 – Roadair (NZ) Limted Leyland truck, number plate EM8613
2 – Roadair (NZ) Limited Volvo truck, number plate KZ3103
3 – Vidals Wine Producers Hastings float
4 – Hawke’s Bay Forests float
5 – Hawke’s Bay Transport Holdings Ltd truck
6 – McWilliam’s Wines float
7 – McWilliam’s Wines float
8 –

Parade Entrants 1984

Floats and other entrants in Hastings Centennial parade, Omahu Road, 4 February 1984

1 –  Carter Holt truck
2 – Department of Social Welfare float
3 – Horses and gigs
4 – Air Training Corps Number 11 Squadron float
5 – Air Training Corps Number 11 Squadron float
6 – truck of Air Training Cadets
7 – Hastings Orphans Club float
8 – Refrigerated Freight Lines truck
9 –

Parade Entrants 1984

Floats and other entrants in Hastings Centennial parade, Omahu Road, 4 February 1984

1 and 2 – old farm machinery
3 – Agnew’s Refrigeration float
4 – Dennis fire engine, number plate HB1923
5 – Lanz Bulldog tractor, number plate 37HD
6 – Saint Matthew’s Anglican Church float
7 – Hastings Home Decorating float
8 – Westend Shopping Centre float
9 – Deerstalkers Association float [?]

Parade Entrants 1984

Floats and other entrants in Hastings Centennial parade, Omahu Road, 4 February 1984

1 – women on horses
2 – road train engine 4571, number plate IY 3022.
3 – UEB Packaging truck, number plate KD 8896
4 – UEB Industries truck
5 – Chamber of Commerce 1907 car
6 and 7- float on Volvo truck and trailer, sponsored by various retailers – Bricksheet Veneers; Bryan Taylor Floral Studios,

Traction Engines 1984

Traction engines in parade celebrating 100 years of Hastings, 4 February 1984

3 and 4 – by National Bank, Hastings; number plate LI4764