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Greetings from Geraldine NZ

150 Years May 2007

Geraldine 150th Anniversay cakes.

These three cakes were baked by some kind Geraldine people to mark the occasion

Photo taken by Ron E Bishop of Photo News - This photo requires a caption and a sponsor  

Geraldine Celebrates 150 years in style

The small country town of Geraldine in South Canterbury recently celebrated its 150 years of history. Photo News decided it would be a good idea to take some photos of the town as it is today and display them on the Internet.

Day one started with the opening at the St Andrews Hall and getting up to the front to take photos was not an easy task even with my little camera. When I finally did get up the front I got told off by an official for trying to take a photo of the cake and my humiliation was enjoyed by the large crowd.


The Town Cryer and Timaru Mayor Janie Annear

Let the celebrations begin the town crier cried. This Photo requires a sponsor to keep it online

150 years of history sign.

This was the poster that decorated the town. It needs a sponsor to stay online.

St Andrews Hall.
St Andrews Hall on 6th May 2007

This hall had on display 750 historic photos which were chosen from a selection of 5500 photos which had been gifted to the museum by local people.

Photo News was not welcome

Our request to display some of the historical photos on this website was unfortunately declined. Photo News also took 174 photos of the vintage car and tractor museum as well as the Orari Gorge Station historical buildings and permission to display them on this website was also declined

Vintage car.

Photo News took this photo outside of the museum. If you would like your vintage vehicle displayed on this website    click here.

Cake Cutting - click to enlarge photos

Do you know the names of these people photographed cutting the celebration cake?

If so send in your caption as a sponsor to enable this photo to stay online.

Geraldine Post Office.

This is the old Geraldine Post Office which has just been freshly painted. Is their anyone willing to sponsor this building to keep it displayed online.

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