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Old Invercargill – Friday Flashback
Old Invercargill
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Old Invercargill
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Old Invercargill – Friday Flashback

News Desk - Dec 24, 2019

Today we mix it up a bit with some retro adverts print and TV. Plus the top 20 RTR Countdown clips and the Dear John BASF audio…

John Turnbull Thomson’s Place
Old Invercargill
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Old Invercargill
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John Turnbull Thomson’s Place

Oldie - Dec 18, 2019

Known as Lennel, in reference to the ancient name of Coldstream on the Scottish border, this large Victorian home was built by John Turnbull Thomson between 1880-1882,…

Thursday Throwback
Old Invercargill
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Old Invercargill
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Thursday Throwback

Old Invercargill - Dec 14, 2019

This haul of local newspaper clippings range from the 1970's through to the 1990's and showcase brands and adverts of Invercargill's past. Some may remember dining at…

Wednesday Windback
Old Invercargill
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Old Invercargill
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Wednesday Windback

Old Invercargill - Dec 04, 2019

Todays windback takes us to the 70's in the form of news paper stories and adverts. From a lawn mower ad by Tappers, H E Melhop and…

Wednesday Windback- To Athenaeum and Beyond
Old Invercargill
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Old Invercargill
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Wednesday Windback- To Athenaeum and Beyond

Oldie - Nov 27, 2019

Invercargill's first Museum opened its doors on Dee street in 1872 as part of a Scotch Pie shop. It's rumoured to have had a live monkey, tortoise,…

Flashback Friday- The Tour of Southland
News, Old Invercargill
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News, Old Invercargill
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Flashback Friday- The Tour of Southland

Oldie - Nov 08, 2019

Outside the old post office on Dee street September 27 1956, Invercargill Mayor, Mr Abraham Wachner fired the starting pistol for the very first tour of Southland,…

Tour of Southland 70’s spin
Old Invercargill
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Old Invercargill
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Tour of Southland 70’s spin

Old Invercargill - Nov 05, 2019

Rolling back to the 1970's, we take a look at some newspaper articles and feature photos covering the Tour of Southland. During this era the event had…

Tuesday Turn Back
Old Invercargill
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Old Invercargill
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Tuesday Turn Back

Old Invercargill - Nov 02, 2019

This wee collection of old newspaper clippings gives some insight to some major events for Invercargill over the 20th century. Pictures and articles ranging from the city's…

Thursday Throwback
Old Invercargill, Southland
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Old Invercargill, Southland
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Thursday Throwback

Old Invercargill - Oct 31, 2019

Invercargill has enjoyed a lot of impressive buildings of fine craft and design throughout the years. Today's throwback showcases a few past gems around town, some of…

Post Office Square
Old Invercargill
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Old Invercargill
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Post Office Square

Oldie - Oct 23, 2019

Post Office Square was once a vital and vibrant hub of old Invercargill and gave the City a sheltered functional town center until 1938 when the NZ…