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Fleetwood: 1960
... television circa 1960." Studio of Gordon Burt, Wellington, New Zealand. We don't guess this would stream Amazon or Netflix. View full size. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/09/2013 - 9:05pm -

Fleetwood: 1960

Princess Unplugged: 1950
New Zealand circa 1950s. "Model with wringer washing machine." I am Woman, see me ... point too subtle (for me) at that time of the morning. New Zealand Laundry New Zealanders must be quite eccentric to be able to ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 04/10/2014 - 5:00pm -

Princess Unplugged: 1950

Just Add Water: 1959
August 27, 1959. Wellington, New Zealand. "Swimsuit fashion show at James Smiths Ltd." Another picturesque scene ... those mannequins looked back then. But considering New Zealand's place on the globe, aren't these figures almost standing upside ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/15/2013 - 12:38pm -

Just Add Water: 1959

Gearheads: 1916
... Sept. 26, 1916. "Boys of Wanganui Technical College, New Zealand, during an engineering class." Tesla Studios glass negative. View ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/27/2014 - 11:35am -

Gearheads: 1916

Rotorua Cadillac: 1938
New Zealand circa 1938. "Cadillac 353 V8 service car operated by Rotorua Motors." ... Wagon", no, the term "service car" is perhaps unique to New Zealand , where it meant a long haul passenger vehicle that was operated ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 01/03/2014 - 9:59am -

Rotorua Cadillac: 1938

Look at the Time: 1950
Wellington, New Zealand, circa 1950. "Household appliances including washing & sewing ... like it could be the current (ha) standard Australia/New Zealand plug , but it could also be a US-standard plug with U-shaped ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 04/26/2014 - 5:19pm -

Look at the Time: 1950

Rambler Biclorama: 1902
Auckland, New Zealand, 1902. "Dexter & Crozier, cycle importers, Victoria Street East." ... Dexter & Crozier From The Cyclopedia of New Zealand : The business premises contain a large show-room, with ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/13/2013 - 3:31pm -

Rambler Biclorama: 1902

Haka Twerk: 1913
... war cry, dance or challenge from the Māori people of New Zealand. New Zealand, 1913. "Maori boy performing a haka on the beach, ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 10/06/2013 - 12:25pm -

Haka Twerk: 1913

Dream Kitchen: 1930s
New Zealand circa 1930s. "Model at sink in kitchen equipped with Atlas electric ... old stove! Energy management I can't speak to 1930s New Zealand specifically, but in many countries, it is common practice to have ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/17/2013 - 10:29am -

Dream Kitchen: 1930s

The Natty Campers: 1905
New Zealand circa 1905. "Male youths outside tent, probably Christchurch district." ... have been made homeless in the Aug. 9, 1904 earthquake in New Zealand, rated between 6.8 and 7.2 on the Richter scale. The tent may be ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/23/2013 - 7:34pm -

The Natty Campers: 1905

A Close Shave: 1958
New Zealand circa 1958. "Men's underwear being modeled, photographed by K.E. Niven ... most Americans would assume to be rather staid and proper, New Zealand seems -- at least as revealed thus far on Shorpy -- to be ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/09/2018 - 4:13pm -

A Close Shave: 1958

Battleship: 1940
... on the high seas. "Boxing match in progress on the deck of New Zealand troopship Dominion Monarch , carrying 2nd Echelon 4th Reinforcements ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 11/16/2013 - 11:06pm -

Battleship: 1940

Vivian Slippers: 1957
Wellington, New Zealand, circa 1957. "Bond Street, formerly known as Old Customhouse Street, ... Burt. Shows a narrow city lane." National Library of New Zealand. View full size. Those were the days When people knew ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/12/2017 - 9:08am -

Vivian Slippers: 1957

Tyres & Fittings: 1910
1910. "Cycle shop interior. Christchurch, New Zealand." B.S.A. stood for Birmingham Small Arms. Photo by Steffano Francis ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/13/2013 - 3:30pm -

Tyres & Fittings: 1910

Life Lessons: 1951
... sentiment open to a number of interpretations. Wellington, New Zealand, Evening Post photo. View full size. Now look Honey ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/09/2014 - 6:35pm -

Life Lessons: 1951

Wabbit Season: 1910
... View full size. A plague of rabbits @solo: New Zealand definitely has problems with overpopulations of introduced rabbits, to ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/13/2013 - 8:56pm -

Wabbit Season: 1910

What a Waist: 1920s
... or boxers?" Photo by the Gordon Burt Studio of Wellington, New Zealand. View full size. What every man needed Suspenders to keep ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 10/10/2013 - 9:58pm -

What a Waist: 1920s

WWWWW: 1962
Wellington, New Zealand. "Worser Bay Surf Life Saving Club, team of 1962, with Cook Strait ... its narrowest point between the North and South Island of New Zealand. It is an nasty piece of water where the Tasman Sea and the South ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/09/2018 - 4:16pm -

WWWWW: 1962

Clipper Seven Seas: 1949
August 25, 1949. "New York International Airport, Idlewild. Bridge with plane." A Boeing 377 ... the early part of the 50s over to Europe and to Australia/New Zealand to see my uncle. They were glorious to fly on after the same flights I ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/11/2015 - 10:36am -

Clipper Seven Seas: 1949

Banded Brothers: 1905
New Zealand circa 1905. "Men doing chores at a campsite, all in striped tops, ... flag at the far right is The flag of the United Tribes of New Zealand, the country's first official flag. It was flown between 1834 and ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/17/2014 - 7:03pm -

Banded Brothers: 1905

Be a Tree: 1910
New Zealand circa 1910. "Studio portrait, young woman in Christmas tree fancy dress ... "Balls" wearing that outfit. Don't they have real trees in New Zealand? Could be Lady Gaga in another life. Heaven help us all. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 11/30/2013 - 5:43pm -

Be a Tree: 1910

Through the Wringer: 1950
... Circa 1950 photo by the Gordon Burt studio in Wellington, New Zealand. View full size. The Stories are True On this day in 1970, I ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/26/2013 - 9:01am -

Through the Wringer: 1950

Rice Bubbles: 1958
New Zealand circa 1958. "U-Rect-It fittings in Hill Bros. grocery store." A peek ... grocery stores looking when growing up in a small town in New Zealand. Also interesting to see the prices in the old pound, shilling and ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 11/12/2013 - 10:19am -

Rice Bubbles: 1958

Down Under: 1910
... over their one-piece suits. -- Encyclopedia of New Zealand New Zealand circa 1910. "Unidentified bathers, probably at ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/23/2013 - 7:45pm -

Down Under: 1910

We Eight: 1905
New Zealand circa 1905. "Group of unidentified young women outdoors, probably ... survived such technical limitations, at least in New Zealand, however the subjects there have learned to smile, an expression ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/24/2013 - 10:49am -

We Eight: 1905

Whee: 1930
Wellington, New Zealand. "Woman using a vacuum cleaner in a hallway, photographed early 1930s ... NOT hoovering in NZ In reply to bobzyerunkl, sorry but New Zealanders do NOT slavishly follow British terminology. If you were to ask ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 01/22/2014 - 6:56pm -

Whee: 1930

Can We Go Home Now?
Circa 1890s New Zealand. "Carte de visite portrait, Maori woman and child from Hawkes Bay." ... the pile were attached to a foundation of finger-woven New Zealand flax fiber. Update on Moko The derelict movie theatre was ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 10/30/2013 - 10:54pm -

Can We Go Home Now?

Family Butcher: 1910
1910. Wellington, New Zealand. "David Taylor's butcher shop, Wadestown, showing decorated carcasses ... Pitt Thanks for sharing these fascinating views of New Zealand. The location is the Wadestown Road/Pitt Street intersection, for ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/09/2018 - 5:33pm -

Family Butcher: 1910

Walk Like a Polynesian: 1920
Lasses in grasses circa 1920s. "Nelson District, New Zealand. Row of young women (music hall dancers?) in costume, standing barefoot ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/03/2014 - 10:43am -

Walk Like a Polynesian: 1920

Try Our Golden Crumpets
1950s. Wellington, New Zealand. "Interior of Sunshine Milk Bar lined with booths, photographed by K.E. ... Shillings (s) and Pence (d) on the cash register, that is. New Zealand went to dollars and cents in 1967. Not Exactly Like the Korova ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 03/02/2014 - 8:37pm -

Try Our Golden Crumpets
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