blossom queen

1957 Blossom Queen

Blossom Queen, Shona MacDonald, with attendants Serena Tahau and Frances Taylor, in 1957 Hastings Blossom Parade

1957 Blossom Queen

Shona MacDonald, 1957 Blossom Queen, beside vehicles decorated for Blossom Parade

1 – Monarch Motors Limited car

3 – with Andy Dysart (?)

1957 Blossom Queen

Shona MacDonald, 1957 Blossom Queen

1957 Blossom Queen

HASTINGS QUEEN OF BLOSSOM

Miss Shona McDonald [MacDonald]

1957 Blossom Queen

Shona MacDonald, 1957 Blossom Queen

1957 Blossom Queen

Shona MacDonald, 1957 Blossom Queen

1957 Blossom Queen

Blossom Queen, Shona MacDonald, with attendants Serena Tahau and Frances Taylor, in 1957 Hastings Blossom Parade

1957 Blossom Queen

Blossom Queen, Shona MacDonald, with attendants Serena Tahau and Frances Taylor, at Windsor Park in 1957 Hastings Blossom Parade

1957 Blossom Queen and Attendants

Serena Tahau, Shona MacDonald and Frances Taylor, Blossom Queen and attendants, 1957

Stamp on rear –

Photography by RUSSELL ORR
Commercial & Press Photographer
Box 102, HASTINGS, Tel. 4162.

1962 Blossom Queen

Blossom Queen, Hiraina Hills, at Hastings Blossom Parade, 1962

1962 Blossom Queen

Blossom Queen 1962 – Pauline Bromley, Blossom Queen Hiraina Hills, Janice Troup

1962 Blossom Queen Float

Blossom Queen float in 1962 Blossom Parade in Hastings

2 – Hiraina Hills, Blossom Queen, at rear; Janice Troup front

3 – Pauline Bromley

1962 Blossom Queen Float

Blossom Queen float in 1962 Blossom Parade in Hastings

Hiraina Hills, Blossom Queen, at rear; Pauline Bromley left, Janice Troup right

1963 Blossom Queen Float

Blossom Queen float in 1963 Blossom Parade in Hastings

1963 Blossom Queen Float

Blossom Queen float in 1963 Blossom Parade in Hastings

Blossom Queen 2002

1957 Blossom Queen, Shona Holdgate (nee MacDonald), in 2002 parade to celebrate the jubilee of Hastings

Blossom Queen 2002

1957 Blossom Queen, Shona Holdgate (nee MacDonald), beside 1960 winner, Helena La Hood (nee Hannah) in 2002 parade to celebrate the jubilee of Hastings

Blossom Queen Dress 1957

Shona Holdgate, nee MacDonald, 1957 Blossom Queen, with dress that she wore; taken at Stoneycroft, Hastings, about 2014

Blossom Queen Entrants 1957

Blossom Queen entrants 1957

Blossom Queens 1999

Hastings Mayor, Jeremy Dwyer, with former Blossom Queens outside the Hastings Civic Administration building, 18 September 1999

From left: first Blossom Queen Shona McDonald (now Holdgate), 1957; Helena Hannah (now Lahood), 1960; Janice Troup (now Tapper), 1962; Ann Hughes (now Dotchin), 1963; Nicola Hearn (now Radonich), 1964; Colleen Bishop (now Twine), 1966; Jeanette Tinney (now O’Dell), 1969; Alison Hope (now Tait) [Alison Hall from 2011], 1970; Jackie Hurst (now Bridge), 1971; Glynis Moieta,