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Historical and old photos of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty

 

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Historical and old photos of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty

A small historical reference

Geography:

Date of foundation: The first Europeans to set foot on land in Whakatāne were missionaries who came to Whakatāne in 1828 with the schooner 'Herald'.

History:

Population: 19 750

Sights:

Whakatane. Commerce Hotel, 1908
Commerce Hotel, 1908
Whakatane. General view, 1900s
General view, 1900s
Whakatane. Harbour, circa 1950
Harbour, circa 1950
Whakatane. High School
High School
Whakatane. Pohaturoa old stack, 13 December 1950
Pohaturoa old stack, 13 December 1950
Whakatane. Pohaturoa Rock showing the memorial to Te Hurinui Apanui, 1928
Pohaturoa Rock showing the memorial to Te Hurinui Apanui, 1928
View of Whakatane showing a shop owned by George Creeke, 1900s
View of Whakatane showing a shop owned by George Creeke, 1900s
Whakatane. Shop of George Creeke (grocer and baker) behind a small building, 1900s
Shop of George Creeke (grocer and baker) behind a small building, 1900s
Whakatane. Square with monument, autos, 13 December 1950
Square with monument, autos, 13 December 1950
Whakatane. Square with monument, autos
Square with monument, autos
The arrival of Sir William Herries into Whakatane, 1913
The arrival of Sir William Herries into Whakatane, 1913
Whakatane. View of street with shops and river
View of street with shops and river
View of Whakatane Harbour and buildings along the waterfront, 1920s
View of Whakatane Harbour and buildings along the waterfront, 1920s
View of Whakatane showing a row of shops and businesses by the Whakatane River, 1900s
View of Whakatane showing a row of shops and businesses by the Whakatane River, 1900s
View of Whakatane street with shops
View of Whakatane street with shops
View of Whakatane street with shops and bank
View of Whakatane street with shops and bank
View of Whakatane towards the mouth of the Whakatane River, 1900s
View of Whakatane towards the mouth of the Whakatane River, 1900s
Whakatane Harbour and the signal station, 1920s
Whakatane Harbour and the signal station, 1920s
Whakatane Hotel, 1910s
Whakatane Hotel, 1910s
Whakatane Hotel, 1910s
Whakatane Hotel, 1910s
Whakatane township, circa 1910
Whakatane township, circa 1910
Whakatane township, circa 1910
Whakatane township, circa 1910
Whakatane township
Whakatane township
Wharf at Whakatane, circa 1910
Wharf at Whakatane, circa 1910




Photos posted on the website in accordance with Article 7, paragraph 1 of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works of 9 September 1886, the term of protection which is fifty years after the author's death.

After this period photos it becomes public domain. The participants of the Berne Convention are 167 States.


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