Tomoana Freezing Works

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

David Guscott - Tomoana Freezing Works

Hamilton Logan - Richmonds

Office

Photo caption on rear – “Nelson Bros office, now the office of the secretary of the A & P Society”

Text on sign –

“TOMOANA
Henry Williams and Sons.
WHOLESALE & RETAIL
IRONMONGERS
NAPIER & HASTINGS”

 

Tomoana Freezing Works

Engineer fitters at Tomoana Freezing Works boiler house
Bill Elms on left – this is where he did an apprenticeship and gained his engineering experience

Tomoana Freezing Works 1973

Aerial view of Tomoana Freezing Works, 1973, by James White

Photo belonged to Gordon Taylor, father-in-law of Jim Woolrich

Tomoana Freezing Works

Inside Tomoana Freezing Works where Bill Elms did an apprenticeship and gained his engineering experience

Tomoana Freezing Works

Bill Elms doing maintenance on Tomoana Freezing Works train engine
The Hastings Showgrounds is behind the houses

Tomoana Freezing Works

Mechanics or engineers wearing overalls having smoko break outside Tomoana Freezing Works.
Bill Elms, fourth from right with cap, was an apprentice in engineering. He was aged almost 16 years.

Tomoana Freezing Works

Left to right – Bill Elms, Ernie Bott electrician, James Simmons carpenter at Tomoana Freezing Works.

Tomoana Freezing Works Aerial View 1970

Aerial view of Tomoana Freezing Works, Hastings, 1970

Tomoana Freezing Works Maintenance Staff 1963

Group of Tomoana maintenance staff celebrating Jack Smith’s 77th birthday, 26 July 1963

Back row left to right –Bill Tieman, Ken Jenks , Neal Wood, Calvin Appleby, Ian McPherson, Bill Walch,  Brian Heffernan, Reg Timms, Bill Nelson[?] (Springbok)

Middle row – Fred Carson, Ron Marsden, Bert King, Ray Chapman, Rod Ward, Terry Lamont, David Beere, Gordon Vercoe, Charlie Baker

Front row – Stewart Dockery, Ken Ingram, Ralph Spence, Jack Smith (77th birthday),

Tomoana Freezing Works Maintenance Staff 1975

Tomoana Freezing Works Maintenance Staff 1975

Photo caption on rear –

“Gordon Lambert [Address, phone number]”

Also in photo –
Jack Dale, foreman in plumber’s shop
Pat Mudgway, foreman until 1982
Ian Lane
Gordon Lambert
David Ferguson

Tomoana Freezing Works Maintenance Staff 1986

Tomoana Freezing Works Maintenance Staff 1986

Tomoana Freezing Works Maintenance Staff 1986

Tomoana Freezing Works Maintenance Staff 1986

1  Ray Larkin   2  Stuart Bricklebank   3  Ken Jenks   4  Dave Pickett   5  Kevin Blakesley   6  Arthur Brightwell   7  Rod Evans   8  Bill Tieman   9  Norm Murton   10  Peter Eyles  11  Evan Price   12  Dick Pollard   13  Bob Jack   14  Don Coldicutt   15  Neil Robertson   16  Grant Davies   17  Bob Gorringe   18  Ian McPherson   19 Tony Monteith   20  Paul Gurran   21  Tony Wright   22  Keryn Sloane   23 

Tomoana Freezing Works Staff

Tomoana Freezing Works staff

Tomoana Freezing Works Staff 1971

NELSONS (N.Z.) LTD. TOMOANA HASTINGS. H.B.
DECEMBER 1971

FRONT: L. Clothier, R. Hawkes F. Scaglione, G. Lobban F. Laing, N. Rule, T. Bowater, C. Walker, C. Young, C. Pirihi, A. Crook, M. Roberts, K. Foddy, G. Ansford, G. Bloore, G.T. Taylor, R.L. Stewart, P. Growcott, M Mwerritt, R. Dinnan, D. Doughty, S. Humphreys, C. Hill, D. Cashmore, S. Johnson, M. Black, L. Edwards, C. Brannigan, C. Page, W. Howard, C. Bartle.

SECOND: R.

Tomoana Freezing Works Staff 1987

TOMOANA FREEZING WORKS NELSON N.Z. LTD., HASTINGS

MUTTON BUTCHERS, LABOURERS, MUTTON FOREMEN, CALIBRATING LABOURERS – 8th September, 1987

Back Row: S. HEMARA, T. ATUATIKA, W. HART, N. WAIRAMA, A.W. SPENCER, C. HANARA, T. KING, M.B. ROSS, M. PINEAHA, D. ANDREWS, M. HESKETT, M.W.T. KINGI, M.A. SAMAIN, S. COCKERIL, T. TIME, S.J. WEBBY, W. FERRIS, J.P. DESDIEUX

Middle Row: S.T. REID, A. KARAITIANA, W. WALKER, R. KARAITIANA, P. KERRISK, J.K.

Tomoana Freezing Works Train

Barclay 0-6-0- T train at Tomoana Freezing Works, Hastings