Waikoko Gardens

Homestead

Waikoko Homestead, Hawke’s Bay Agricultural and Pastoral Society headquarters at Hawke’s Bay show grounds, late 1930s

Vintage Cars

Cars at Waikoko Gardens

2 – Photo caption on rear – “Cars belonging to William Nelson taken before 1916”

Christmas Party at Waikoko 1913

Christmas party at Waikoko, 1913

Names on photo – Gladys, Hector, WHN. [William Henry Nelson], Jack, G Cotterill & Enid, Harold, ECN [Ethel Constance Nelson], Gertrude, Oswald, Nelson Lane, Gwen; Bill; Ernest, Eileen, Nan, Andy, Ida, Eva, Edith; Dick, Ian, Hilda, Mrs Townsend, Miss Hawk; Ned, Mildred

William and Emma Nelson in centre

Emma Nelson at Waikoko

Emma Caroline Nelson by the lake at Waikoko, Hastings

Fountain

Fountain at Waikoko Gardens

3 and 6 – taken after the 1931 earthquake

5 – Katherine Nelson

7 – Punch (William Oswald) Nelson, William’s grandson

8 – William Nelson kneeling by fountain

Garden Flowers

Bluebells in the garden at Waikoko, Hastings

Garden Flowers

Wisteria at Waikoko, 13 August 2008 – what remains of the wisteria that once graced the Waikoko homestead which burnt to the ground  in 1976;  the wisteria survived but had suffered badly until the pergola was erected

Gardeners at Waikoko

Gardeners at Waikoko, Hastings

Gardens

Garden at Waikoko

4 – daffodils

5 – Tiddles the dog by pond

Gardens

Garden at Waikoko

3 – plane tree

Gardens

Garden at Waikoko

Gardens

Garden at Waikoko

Autochrome slides, about 1900 – from “William Nelson of Tomoana – His Legacy to Hawke’s Bay” by RJ Paterson, 2001

Homestead

Homestead at Waikoko

Homestead

Homestead at Waikoko

Homestead

Homestead at Waikoko

Autochrome slides, about 1900 – from “William Nelson of Tomoana – His Legacy to Hawke’s Bay” by RJ Paterson, 2001

Homestead

Homestead at Waikoko

1 – 1888, with the four tennis courts prepared by Harry Nelson; William Nelson in middle

6 – Hilda and the St Hill girls punting on the lake, 1900

– from “William Nelson of Tomoana – His Legacy to Hawke’s Bay” by RJ Paterson, 2001

Homestead

Homestead at Waikoko

Homestead

Waikoko homestead

Homestead Verandah

Verandah on homestead at Waikoko