Hawke’s Bay Photo News 1965 – Number 075 February

Hawke’s Bay PHOTO NEWS
75th Issue
FEBRUARY 1965
HAWKE’S BAY’S OWN PHOTO MAGAZINE
2/6

[Cover photo – Our cover this month is Miss Hawke’s Bay 1965, Marianne Barry of Hastings. Seventeen-year old Marianne is a hair- dresser and her interests include swimming and tennis.]

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PHOTO NEWS
HAWKE’S BAY’S OWN PICTORIAL PHOTO MAGAZINE
Vol. 7
No. 3
February 1965

Editor Philip Moore

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OUR COVER PICTURES

Front Cover. Our cover this month is Miss Hawke’s Bay 1965, Marianne Barry of Hastings. Seventeen-year old Marianne is a hair- dresser and her interests include swimming and tennis.

Back Cover. Napier’s new olympic swimming pool, which is proving to be one of the city’s most popular amenities.

TALENT QUEST

Talented young Napier dancer Kathryn Cardiff, who was also her own choreographer.

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The Rothman’s sponsored Talent Quest, organised by the Napier 30,000 Club. drew many competitors from far afield, and a wealth of talent. Placed third in the senior section were Group X from Hawke’s Bay.

Joy and Barbara, of Napier.

4-year-old Janiel Ransfield of Napier was placed second in her group by dancing the hula.

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SKATING

The Hawke’s Bay Revue Skating Club recently played host to members of the Manawatu Showgrounds Skating Rink who visited Napier for their annual picnic. Shown above is Joan Sievents, one of the tiny tots.

Beryl Anderson and Peter Cooper, Senior Dance pair.

Barbara King, New Zealand Intermediate Free Skater, shows her ability in this High Splits.

Jenny Croad and Trevor Davis, Juvenile Free Style Pairs Champions.

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SOCIAL NOTES

TOWGOOD – KAYSER. St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church was the scene of the wedding of Mr. and Mrs. Alister Raymond Towgood, recently. The bride is Elizabeth Joy, twin daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Kayser, Napier, and the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Towgood, Wanganui. The couple will live in Auckland.
MacConnells Photo Service

Mr. and Mrs. N. F. Simmonds recently celebrated their Golden Wedding at their son’s residence in Napier.
Photo by Batchelors Studios

KING – WHITAKER. Mr. and Mrs. John King are shown after their wedding at the Trinity Methodist Church, Napier. The bride is Judie, daughter of Mrs. E. Whitaker, Napier, and the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. N. King, Sydney, Australia.
Photo by Batchelors Studio

John Snowsill, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Ted Snowsill, Dannevirke, recently celebrated his 21st birthday in the Manchester Unity Hall. He is shown here with his parents.

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RECENT WEDDINGS

PATERSON – REID. Margaret Taylor, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. Reid, Napier, and William Frank, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Paterson, Taradale, were recently married at the Knox Presbyterian Church, Ahuriri. The group from left, is: Groom and bride, Anne Reid and Len Demanser.
Photo by Batchelors Studios

HAGGERTY – FLANDERS. The wedding recently took place of Valerie, twin daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Flanders, Hastings, and David, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Haggerty, Hastings. The group, from left, is: Peter Anderson, Gillian Gordon, Bruce Stobie, Sonia Collins, groom and bride, Pamela Flanders (twin sister of the bride), Richard Tapper and flower girls Karen Nitschke and Lynette Dailey.
Photo by Russell Orr

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SOCIAL NOTES

Gerald Lavery, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Lavery, Westshore, recently celebrated his 21st at the Napier High School Old Boys’ Gym., Napier.
Photo by Batchelors Studios

Beth Pedersen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Pedersen, Hastings, recently celebrated her 21st birthday at the Windsor Lodge, Hastings.
Photo by Batchelors Studios

Frank Long, son of Mr. and Mrs. Long, Napier, recently celebrated his coming of age with a party which was held at his home.
Photo by Batchelors Studios

Beverley Fenn, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Fenn, Napier, recently celebrated her engagement to Ronald Samson, at the Napier Cafeteria, Napier.
MacConnells Photo Service

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SCHOOL FASHION PARADE

A large and responsive audience of parents and friends filled the main auditorium of the Wycliffe Intermediate School recently, when pupils displayed what they had accomplished during the year in their manual classes. We show here an attractive shirtwaister in polished cotton, made and modelled by Taula, whilst her sister Irene models a simple cotton frock also made by Taula.

Somewhat different was this confirmation frock made and modelled by Linda.

A shortie nightie and brunch coat, by Patricia.

An attractive polka dot frock, modelled by Janet.

An entry which brought forth high praise was this wool suit, made and modelled by Meryl.

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The standard, variety and quality of the work displayed by boys of Wycliffe reflected much credit on the instructors as well as the pupils.

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About 350 people of all denominations, participated in carol singing at Farndon Park, Clive, recently. With music by the Salvation Army Band, and technicolour films, the Festive Season in Clive was well under way.

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SWIMMING

Hawke’s Bay-Poverty Bay won the Monk Cup for the fifth successive year in the recent triangular intercentres swimming carnival at the Havelock North pool. Some of the stars of the night’s swimming and diving are shown on this page.

Top left: Hastings swimmer Miss Janis Durand scored a triple success in the women’s freestyle events.

Top right: Gisborne’s Vivienne Scott set up a new record in the 110 yards breaststroke event by cutting 2.8 seconds off the old time.

Miss Corrine Taylor, Wanganui, winner of the women’s 110 yards breaststroke event.

Lower right: R. Swindell (Gisborne), winner of the men’s diving.

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Former New Zealand champion diver, Mr. G. Fitzgerald, Gisborne, who coaches Hawke’s Bay divers Miss G. Morley (left) and G. Gallagher (right) chats to the two girls after their diving event, which was won by Miss Morley, Miss Gallagher filling second place.

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R. Brown, Heretaunga, winning the 50 yards butterfly event at the Rainbow Shield meeting.

Below left: S. Farquason, winner of the girls 14-16 years freestyle event.

Lower right: V. Mohi (Hastings West) in action in the girls’ 50 yards backstroke event, which she won.

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Timekeepers check their watches after the record breaking effort of Miss V. Scott, Gisborne. They are, from left: Mr. M. Gordon, Mr. F. Cuming, Mrs. J. Christie, and Mr. G. Mulvanah.

Another triple success in the Monk Cup carnival went to Havelock North swimmer John Palmer, who cleaned up the men’s freestyle events.

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TENNIS

Allen Mills, formerly of Hastings, and now of Manawatu, won his first Hawke’s Bay open singles championship recently.

Mills (above right) prepares to send back a strong forehand shot to his opponent, Wellington colt O. Parun (top left), shown grimacing with obvious annoyance after hitting a low return into the net.

Hastings schoolgirl Karen Cameron in her typical relaxed style, returns a ball during a singles match with Miss C. Hedley. Karen took three titles during H.B. Open Tennis Tournament.

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OLYMPIC POOL OFFICIALLY OPENED

The culmination of years of working and planning took place recently when Napier’s Olympic Pool was officially opened by the Hon. D. C. Seath, Minister of Internal Affairs. Here we show the scene at the pool as hundreds of youngsters dived in after the pool had been declared open.

Mr. N. Angove, of the St. John Ambulance demonstrated the new resuscitator, donated by Mr. E. Wiig on behalf of Napier West Rotary.

Miss Gaye Morley, Napier, New Zealand Junior and Senior Diving Champion, at the request. of the Minister, opened the diving pool.

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DANCE RECITAL

Music, which included nursery rhymes and highland tunes, provided vitality and entertainment in the show “Sunny Side Up”, produced recently in Napier, by Moira Richardson. As a spectacle it left very little to be desired, whilst the costumes were practically a show on their own. Here are seen, on stage, some of the large cast from the production.

A scene from “The Magic Forest”, with, from left: Raewyn Falloon, Kathleen O’Rourke and Josephine Hepburn.

Lesley and Yolande in “It’s a Great Big World”.

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Brione Robinson was quite one of the loveliest daisies to be seen.

Gaynor Saxon as the Forest Fairy.

Part of the Finale as the children are farewelled, from “The Magic Forest”.

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N.Z. 250cc T.T.

It was a close finish indeed as the two Auckland riders, R. Waterer (No. 68), and the winner Garry Williamson (No. 80), thundered their machines around the Twyford 4.3 mile circuit to fight out the New Zealand 250 cc Tourist Trophy race recently. In the last lap Williamson took the lead and only flashed over the winning line on his works Honda 20 yards ahead of Waterer. Williamson won in 20 min. 47.8 seconds, an average of 61.5 secs for the 21-mile race.

Garry holds the trophy aloft smilingly following the race

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Sidecar acrobat J. J. Goodman leans wide out on a corner and appears to be almost touching the ground as his driver, L. Shepherd, steers it into the straight.

P. C. Shultz, Hamilton, on his Yamaha, screams round the corner into the finishing straight during the big event.

P. A. Matthews swings in close to the hay bales on the Twyford corner.

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M. M. Cleverly (Tauranga), No. 14, on his Norton Manx, (above) leads R. C. Haldane (Tauranga), into the sharp left bend at the Twyford School corner during the 350 c.c. event.

Two competitors in the NZ. 250 T.T. shown in action. They are W. H. Elphick (Wellington), No. 73, and Aucklander K. Anderson.

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Dress was decidedly informal for the crowd as evidenced in these shots as patrons made their way to vantage points (above) or cooled off in the sizzling heat with bottles of pop. Contrast their apparel with the heavily dressed rider.

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DOG SHOW

The H.B. Kennel Association’s annual ribbon parade attracted large numbers of entries when held at the Sound Shell, Napier. Exhibitors in the Smooth Coated Fox Terriers Class line up.

Mrs. Jane Parkinson of Bay View, poses with her dog, Wolfgang Von Roverdorf.

Vivienne Schofield has her hands full with these two 8-week-old Samoyed pups.

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Jennifer Baxter, Napier, gained a first with her Australian Terrier.

“This is really a dog’s life”.

Edward Tazey of Taradale, proudly shows his yellow Labrador pup, which gained a 2nd placing.

Marie Wright, Napier, holds her pup, Jessie.

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RECENT WEDDINGS

THOMPSON – RIGBY. Recently married were Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Hector Thompson. The bride was Noeleen Ann, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. Rigby, Napier, and the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Thompson, Napier. The group, from left, is: David Mitchell, Neil Thompson, Ann Kyle, groom and bride, Kevin Rigby, Zane Otter and Ann Richardson.
Photo by Batchelors Studios

PRINCE – SWANNELL. Mr. and Mrs. Trevor Prince were recently married at St. Patrick’s Church, Napier. The bride was Ellen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Swannell, Napier, and the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Prince, Napier. The group, from left, is: Groom and bride, Erin Swannell, John Calnan, Susan Swannell, Gayle Swannell, Charles Bryan and Sandra Swannell.
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BABY SHOW

A great drawcard was the Baby Show, held on the Marine Parade, Napier. Nearly 150 babies were entered in the various sections.

Mrs. Mason, from Oamaru, and baby Corinne, placed first in the under 6 months section.

Proud Dad holding Cam Tracey Thompson (Hastings), winner of the 6-12 months.

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Winners of the 12-18 months section are, from left: Peter Gillies 2nd, Jan Nicholas, 1st, and Dean McRae, 3rd.

Mrs Borton (Hastings) and Christopher, who was second in the 6-12 months section.

Young Stephen Batt already seems to have the build of a professional wrestler.

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MISS HAWKE’S BAY CONTEST

The annual Bathing Beauty Contest, held during the Mardi Gras celebrations, this year attracted only four entrants, of these, two were from beyond Hawke’s Bay. Where are all the other beautiful Hawke’s Bay girls? Shown above are the entrants and placings. From left: Miss Hawke’s Bay 1965, Marianne Barry (Hastings), Judith Mills (Christchurch), 2nd; Noni Mills (Napier) and Yvonne Fuller (Auckland), third equal.

Part of the large crowd who braved inclement weather to watch the Bathing Beauty Parade, organised by the 30,000 Club, were sadly disappointed to find the evening’s entertainment was at an end after only 15 minutes. It seemed a great pity that additional entertainment could not have been arranged.

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JUNIOR BATHING BEAUTIES

Due to a camera failure, we are unable to use any of our photos of the Junior Bathing Beauty Contest held on the Marine Parade, Napier, and we appreciate the help of Batchelors Studios, Napier, in providing us with photographs of some of the groups, which has enabled us to record this popular event.

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SOCIAL NOTES

Judith Marion Low, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. K. E. B. Low, recently celebrated her 21st birthday with a party at the Ex Navalmens Hall, Napier, She is shown here with her parents.
Photo by Batchelors Studios

Charles Alfred Waterhouse, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Waterhouse, Elsthorpe, was recently promoted from the Lone Cub Pack to the Lone Scout Troop. Charles, who joined the Lone Cubs in 1962, has all his 14 badges plus his Duty to God Emblem.
Photo by Batchelors Studios

Christine Anne, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. O. Morley, Gisborne, recently celebrated her engagement to Donald John, younger son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Adamson, Hastings.
Photo by Russell Orr

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CONCERT PARTY

Among the featured artists seen and heard at the Napier Mardi Gras Concerts were some of New Zealand’s top T.V., night club and recording personalities. Shown above is the Ernie Rouse Trad Band.

Napier’s Buddy Collins delighted his audience by singing everything from Gershwin to Gounod.

Golden voiced T.V. star Isabel Cowan, was the guest artist, backed by Ernie Rouse’s band.

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GLADIOLUS SHOW

Arranged by the Hawke’s Bay Gladiolus Society, the Annual Gladiolus Show, held in the War Memorial Hall, Napier, presented a magnificent display and, despite the very dry season, the blooms were of excellent quality, as were the floral arrangements. Above is shown Mrs. Offen of Hastings, demonstrating floral arrangement to a large and appreciative audience.

Informal arrangement of five spikes, first prize winner in the amateur section, was won by Margaret Kemsley of Napier.

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SEASONAL PARTIES

Children of the Carlyle Street Kindergarten enjoy their visit from Father Christmas.

Primer one of Greenmeadows School enjoys a visit from Santa at their breakup, with plenty of goodies to help things along.

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SEASONAL PARTIES

The Christmas Party held at the Revue Skating Club’s rink attracted a large number of juvenile and not so juvenile members. Here we show Father Christmas with some of the gift recipients.

The Annual Prize Giving and break-up ceremony of the H.B. Hebrew Congregation’s Bible Class, took place at the Synagogue, Hastings. Shown here are members of the class whose ages range from 4-12, with the President of the H.B. Hebrew Congregation, Mr E. Neufeld, who presented the prizes.

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SANTA AT MARAENUI

The. Maraenui Businessmen’s Association, in conjunction with the Maraenui Progressive Association, held their annual Christmas Party at the Maraenui shopping centre. Here can be seen Father Christmas and his helpers handing out sweets to the children.

A section of the large crowd which thronged the shopping area.

It’s amazing what some “clowns” will do for publicity.

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Retiring after over 40 years in the teaching profession, the last 15 years at the Te Awa School, the headmaster, Mr. R. Arbuckle and Mrs. Arbuckle, were farewelled at a function held recently at the Majestic Ballroom, by the past and present pupils, parents and committees. We show here Mr. Jack Bradley, President of the first P.T.A. at Te Awa School, presenting Mr. Arbuckle (left) with an easy chair on behalf of the ex-pupils.

The original P.T.A. of Te Awa School. Standing, from left: Mrs. E. Turnbull, Mrs. W. Exeter, Mr. Arbuckle, Mrs. Cook, Mr. A. Watts, Mrs. and Mr. J. Bradley. Seated: Miss E. Munro, Mrs. D. McGiven, Mrs. M. E. Mathews, Mrs. M. V. Paviour-Smith.

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de ADMAN – MUSSO. Married at St. Columba Church, Taradale, were Valerie Dawn, eldest daughter of Mrs. F. Musso, Christchurch, and Mr. E. Watson, Waipukurau, to Stuart Lennard, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. R. M. de Adman, Taradale, late of Waipukurau.
Photo by Hurst Studio

ENGAGEMENTS

Judith-Anne Brown, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Hagger, Lower Hutt, recently celebrated her engagement to John Martin, Tasmania, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Robson, Taradale.
Life Photography, Wellington.

The engagement was recently announced of Alan (Taffy) Paine, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Paine, Napier, to Krystyna, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Franuck Hoffman, Poland.
Photo by Batchelors Studios

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SULLIVAN – TAYLOR. Mr. and Mrs. Mervyn John Sullivan are seen after their wedding at St. John’s Church, Mahora, Hastings. The bride is Marie Ellen, eldest daughter of Mrs. J. R. Taylor, Hastings, and the groom is the son of Mr. G. Lopinski, Hastings.
Photo by Batchelors Studios

Angela (13 years) and Robynne (10 years) Welch, Hastings, recently won the intermediate and junior events at the Hastings Gymnastic Club Competitipns, Hastings. It is the first time that two sisters have won these events.
Russell Orr Photo

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T.Q. MIDGETS

Aucklanders predominated in the New Zealand Midget T.Q. Midget Speedway at the Meeanee track recently, when they filled the first three places. It was a grand night of racing with a bumper crowd and thrills galore.

The new champion midget car driver of New Zealand, Les Nixon (top centre), who led all the way, is shown after receiving his trophy with the second place getter, Nick Carter (right) and Trevor Carnell (third).

A view of the floodlit Meeanee speedway track as drivers appear for the grand parade.

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Paul Walsh, Hawke’s Bay, flashes along the safety fence after coming out of the bend during one of the speedway motor cycle races.

Carl Bartlett (left) and Dusty Rhodes appear before the camera with liberal coatings of grit and dirt on both machine and riders.

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Throwing up the cinders from the track is Hastings driver Bob Watson, coming out of the bend, closely pursued by Napier’s Jim Wakely.

Cool, calm and collected is Hawke’s Bay driver Ross Williams, who could be out on a leisurely Sunday drive according to the relaxed style.

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Of tremendous delight to the speedway crowds is the appearance of the dirt track motor cycle riders. With scarf trailing around his neck is young Hastings rider Dave Whittaker.

Below: Craning his head over his dirt splattered windshield is Napier’s Lester Mathieson.

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WEDDING ANNIVERSARIES

Mr. and Mrs. Les Dobson, Napier, recently celebrated their Silver Wedding with a party. They are shown here with their original wedding party, who are, from left: Mrs. Joyce Bott (nee Dobson), Hastings; J. Holes, Auckland; Mrs. Beryl Thompson (nee Wiggins); Mr. and Mrs. Dobson (nee Fyfe); N. McKay, Hastings; Mrs. Audrey McDougall (nee Williamson), Napier; Mrs. Mary Blackwell (nee Hautop [Hortop]), Hastings, who was flower girl.
Photo by Batchelors Studios

Mr. and Mrs. Howard Marsh, Napier, recently celebrated their silver wedding. The group, from left, is: Lynne, John, Mrs. Marsh, Bob, Mr. Marsh, Wendy and Paul (in front).
Photo by Batchelors Studios

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CHALMERS – FAIREY. Shown after their wedding recently are Mr. and Mrs. David Roy Chalmers. The bride is Ann Francis, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Fairey, Meeanee, and the groom is the only son of Mr. and Mrs. G. D. Chalmers, Taradale. The group, from left, is: Beth Jessep, Jack Ellis, Jillian Eriksen, groom and bride, Brian Stone, Jan Chapman, Denis McKenzie, and the flower girl is Huia Chalmers.
Photo by Hurst Studio

Dennis Malcolm Wright is seen with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Wright, Hastings, at his 21st, which was held at the Old Folks Hall, Hastings.
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Colin Mather, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eric Mather, Napier, recently celebrated his coming-of-age at the Ex-Navalmen’s Hall, Napier. He is shown here with his parents.
Photo by Batchelors Studios

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PAVEMENT ARTISTS COMPETE

A very popular event every year on the Napier Marine Parade is the pavement artists’ contests for children. Our picture shows that drawing space was very much at a premium this year.

Little 4-year-old Bridget Power of Waipukurau, who was second in the under five section.

Three and a half years old Sonya Pauline Vevang much prefers an ice cream to drawing.

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Eleven-years-old Sharon Levy of Napier

Gary Bridges of Napier, with an imaginative drawing depicting a moon landing.

Nine-years-old Janet Hood of Napier.

Angela, Power of Walpukurau, who took first prize in the 10 years section.

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WATTIE’S GOLF

Two days of brilliant golf attracted large crowds to the second Wattie’s £1500 sponsored golf tournament at the Hastings Golf Club, Bridge Pa, recently. Not only was it a time of changing fortunes, but the weather too contrasted sharply. The first day provided splendid conditions (top) and the gallery is shown coming up to the fourth following Kel Nagle in typical sunny Hawke’s Bay conditions.

Below: The last day of the tournament, the two rounds were played off in downpours of rain and the course was transformed into a spectacle of gaily coloured umbrellas as the galleries followed their star players.

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Stocky Australian golfer Bill Dunk, holds his putter aloft triumphantly after clinching a fine birdie to finish the course and share first prize with South African professional C. Legrange (top right) in the Wattie’s £1500 Golf Tournament at the Bridge Pa links recently.

Below: Popular man of the golfing world, Kel Nagle, blasts his way out of a sandtrap, watched by an anxious gallery.

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Some of the local players in the tournament were:

Top left: Napier’s E. A. Southerden.

Top right: Hastings’ Ian MacDonald chopping his way out of a bunker successfully.

Lower left: F. T. Gordon, Napier, who took second place in the amateur section and,

Lower right: Stuart Jones of Hastings, who won the amateur section. Jones finished well up in the scoring with the leading professionals.

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NATIONAL DANCING

Brilliant sunshine set the stage for the New Year’s Day Highland and National Dancing at the Sound Shell, Napier.

Roderick MacDonald of Waimarama, is a “braw wee laddie”.

Shown on the boards are, from left, Robyn Steenson and Jill Fear.

Sheryl Davis of Hastings, an entrant in the Irish Jig.

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BOXING DAY ATHLETICS

The Boxing Day athletic meeting, held at McLean Park, Napier, attracted only a small field of athletes and cyclists, despite pleasant conditions.

Runners are shown starting in the open mile, which was won by A. Curtis (2nd from right), in the very good time of 4 21.2.

A well performed athlete was E. Coyle of Wairoa, shown winning the hop, step and jump with distance of 46 feet.

Quarter-miler Hamish Morison, who is showm starting in the senior 440 yards, returned the excellent time of 51 seconds, in spite of a strong blustery wind in the back straight.

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B. Parkinson shown in action in the senior high jump.

Scratch rider M. Litoff gets under way in the 3-mile cycling event.

Colt runner J. Bissell wins the 440 yards race in 57 seconds.

Veteran runner E. Rye crosses the line for 2nd place in the 8-1/2 mile road race.

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Back cover

Next Issue
4th March

[Back cover photo – Napier’s new olympic swimming pool, which is proving to be one of the city’s most popular amenities.]

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Published November 1958 – June 1967

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Magazine

Date published

February 1965

Publisher

The Hawke's Bay Publishing Company Ltd

Accession number

967/968/35523

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