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Memorial Arch 1951

George Nelson (1871-1964, third son of William and Sarah Nelson) at the unveiling ceremony of the Memorial Arch, 1951 – erected as a tribute to William Nelson

Inscription on tablet –

“WAIKOKO
THIS WAS THE HOME OF
WILLIAM NELSON
LEADER IN ENTERPRISE.
FOUNDER OF
THE FREEZING INDUSTRY
IN HAWKE’S BAY, 1884.
PIONEER PASTORALIST.
PUBLIC BENEFACTOR.
1843-1932.”

Memorial Arch 1951

George Nelson at the unveiling ceremony of the Memorial Arch, 1951 – erected as a tribute to William Nelson

Inscription on tablet –

“WAIKOKO
THIS WAS THE HOME OF
WILLIAM NELSON
LEADER IN ENTERPRISE.
FOUNDER OF
THE FREEZING INDUSTRY
IN HAWKE’S BAY, 1884.
PIONEER PASTORALIST.
PUBLIC BENEFACTOR.
1843-1932.”

3 – George Douglas speaking

Pakowhai Park Plaque

Plaque by gates at Pakohwai Park

ROLL OF HONOUR

IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF

NORMAN BRUCE FRANKLIN.
LESLIE HARRY LISSETTE.
ERIC EDWARD PEDERSEN.
ERIC RICHARD WHITTINGTON.

Pakowhai Park Plaque

Plaque by gates at Pakohwai Park

PAKOWHAI WAR MEMORIAL

1939 – 1945.

War Memorial

Hastings War Memorial, Russell Street, Hastings