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Thursday Throwback

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 which are still present today.

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Looking north from above the Dee and Esk streets intersection around the 1950s.

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A 1940s look at the Government Life Building, South East corner of Dee and Esk streets.

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The Otepuni Gardens with the Basilica in the background.

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Old Boys High School on the corner of Forth and Ythan streets in the early 1900s.

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The Cresent and Boar war memorial, Dee and Tay streets intersection.

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Pre-Fountain Feldwick Gates of Queens Park in the 1950s.

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Southland Boys High School on Herbert Street around the 1930s.

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Looking East down Tay street from the Boar War memorial around the late 1800s- early 1900s.

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The Athenaeum which stood on the Southwest corner of the Dee and Esk Streets.

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