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Oddfellows Hall ReeftonWilsons / Harris' Hotel ReeftonThe Reefton School of Mines 1886Albert Street under flood - Percy K. Wah with bike.. 1936.Party of deerstalkers returning home.Blaketown lagoon.1862.Dobson Car Rest Home.   -ALBUM-
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Hari Hari ball 1966 or 67 Francie (Pym) née Lalor and Katherine Hilda Lalor Bob SkeltonOld cars at Rimu.Coast Road bluff laddersFRANZ JOSEF GLACIER -  Just short of Peters Pool.Remember this mower?Grey Marist 1st XV v Invercargill.Sept 1967.Marist vs Reefton .1965 .Edna Hansford in Hokitika.A group of Scottish immigrants safely housed at Middle Flat - 1900`s.ALBUM -1974 West  Coast Sportsman of the year - and West Coast Administrator of the year.1974 sportsman of the year programme *PHOTO ALBUM*Snowflake icecream advertALBUM - Mawhera Quay , Greymouth - THEN and NOW.Buller High School first XV 1960Cobden Bridge Opening Day.1975.ALBUM - SHIPWRECKS - Grey,Hokitika,Buller rivers.Greymouth, Westport and Hokitika shipwrecks by locationThe original 1909 Fleming & Ferguson Shipbuilders Brass ID Plate showing their Yard Number 382Getting ready to play hockey -  Marist Bros Greymouth .ca.1960`s.Rugby League Dinner,Marist Bros Greymouth  - Mick Dunn , Rob Collins and Philip Faulkner on right ,1964 .Henry Garrand DiedrichsGreymouth port cranes - THE LAST pre Container ship CRANES in NZ *PHOTO ALBUM*Maruia Hot Springs hotel taken in the 1960s from the bathsSign to slow down, Hawks CragGreymouth Marist Form 4 .1966.Marist Brothers , Greymouth.1964.LampMrs Growcott aged 88 of Ross - " Looking at the West Coast ".1967.Dunollie Bowling Club badge.Bill and Mamie (Mary Janet) Rugg and family at Aickens.ALBUM - Rewanui Liverpool No.2 Coalmine - extensive ventilation system .1919-1965. Corp R ST J Hind Marsh of Reefton - killed in action. Stg OLIVER "Stormy" SOTHERANSoldier Kevin Molloy in Italy, World War IIGreymouth Marist ,Std 5.1963.Men marching to Greymouth railway station going to war. 1940Keenan and Nanckivells Leyland truck outside Lake Kaniere`s.Hockey Team on Nimmo Island, receive recognition after CYCLONE ITA. April 2014. OTIRA GORGE. ca .1890.Blaketown Indoor Basketball team 1959Mt Greenland, Ross, disused quartz mine *PHOTO ALBUM*Trotting: Ray Thornley at Victoria Park in the 60sGreymouth economic boom 2017Greymouth Westland Recreation CentreGreymouth Westfleet fishing vessels at wharfGreymouth Monteith's restaurantGreymouth town square

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