Men clearing rubble outside Westerman’s building, corner of Russell and Heretaunga Streets, Hastings
Letters written about proposed new Visitor Information Centre for Hastings, 1999
Photo caption – “Westermans, Russell St, Heretaunga St, Railway Rd, Old phone box”.
Glass slides used to advertise Westerman and Company Limited, clothiers, in Hastings cinemas about 1965
The slides were created by Screens Advertising Ltd, who had offices in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin.
Text on slides –
Colourful Sportswear –
Ask your Menswear retailer about
the drip dry poplin shirt that needs absolutely no ironing
Westerman’s building, prior to opening with fence and scaffolding around the building
Corner of Heretaunga and Russell Street South, Hastings
Westerman and Company Limited, built in 1932 by Edmund Anscombe and Associates, possibly after the official opening