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Once the pride of Hawke’s Bay roads, this four-cylinder Wolsely Siddley was owned by Mr G P Donnelly of Taradale in 1908.

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A horse bus outside the Post Office at Havelock North in 1911.
Owner Mr J G Nimon replaced them with Studebakers in 1913.

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A coach and team, with a full load of passengers, fords the Rangitikei River on the Taihape run in 1896.

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Cycling became a popular pastime in the early part of the century. A group of enthusiasts assemble in Tennyson Street, Napier, for an afternoon outing.

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Crowds turn out in Hastings Street, Napier, in 1913 to see the city’s first tram.

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A view from North Clyde of the old Wairoa traffic bridge, which replaced the ferry as the horse gave way to the car.

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A Cobb coach driven by Mr Harry Hayhow, pictured at Runanga on the road to Taupo in September 1906.

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Crowds turn out to farewell the first contingent leaving the Napier Railway Station for the Boer War in March 1900.

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Bullock teams took out the wool clip from settlements in Miller’s Road, Dannevirke, in earlier days.

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The Straker Steam Bus, imported in 1903, was the first self-propelled passenger bus in New Zealand and was used on the Napier-Taradale run.

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Before roading improvements, the Hawke’s Bay wool clip was drawn through the surf by a bullock team, then transferred by lighter to a waiting steamship.

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Circus elephants come to the rescue of a traction engine sunk on the edge of the Waipawa River in 1911.

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