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Historic Brick Walls Discovered In Invercargill Central Development
Business, Invercargill Central
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Business, Invercargill Central
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Historic Brick Walls Discovered In Invercargill Central Development

Malcolm Gayfer - Jun 30, 2020

Heritage Properties NZ have exposed the foundations of the first brick building in Invercargill, which was constructed in 1863 under the former ASB building on Esk Street.…

Friday Flashback
Old Invercargill
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Old Invercargill
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Friday Flashback

Old Invercargill - Mar 21, 2020

Today we have some old images from the 100 Year centennial supplement 1861-1961 of 'The Southland Daily News' (not to be confused with The Southland Times) The…

What New Zealand History Should Be Taught In Southland Schools?
News, Old Invercargill
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News, Old Invercargill
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What New Zealand History Should Be Taught In Southland Schools?

News Desk - Feb 23, 2020

The past and the future will be in focus as Heritage South’s Southland Heritage Month 2020 opens up a discussion around what stories Southland students should be…

Invercargills Time With Trams
Old Invercargill
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Old Invercargill
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Invercargills Time With Trams

Old Invercargill - Jan 08, 2020

Electric trams once operated in eight New Zealand cities including Invercargill. Although Invercargills earlier trams were horse drawn (1881-1912), electric tram lines had arrived by 1912 with…

Flashback – Classic Car Sale Adverts 1965 – 1987
Motoring, Old Invercargill
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Motoring, Old Invercargill
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Flashback – Classic Car Sale Adverts 1965 – 1987

Old Invercargill - Dec 30, 2019

Some great cars here in these car adverts from 1965 to 1986 some long-gone car sales names like Gladstone, Beck motors, Hart motors, Inner city motors, Lorneville…

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…

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…

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…

Flashback – The Crescent
News, Old Invercargill
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News, Old Invercargill
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Flashback – The Crescent

Old Invercargill - Sep 12, 2019

Today we continue the history of the former "Crescent Hotel" which I featured last week. Stock & Station agents Wright Stephenson & Co. Ltd would become a…

Old Invercargill Windback
Old Invercargill
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Old Invercargill
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Old Invercargill Windback

Old Invercargill - Apr 10, 2019

Some old buildings today including Old bank buildings like Union Bank, Bank of NSW and the original H&J Smith building with analog clock, the original Price &…