Thursday 2 November
2023 marks the 30th year that the Central Library has been operating from our current location in Garden Place.
The Waikato River is Aotearoa/New Zealand’s longest and journey starts at Mount Ruapehu, high up in the central North Island volcanic zone and flows out into the Tasman Sea at…
Saturday 15 July | Camera Obscura,
The Winter Show circa 1920. Note the flags of different nations.
Saturday 8 July | Camera Obscura,
110 years ago this week, a grand concert was held at the Frankton Town Hall to aid the Boy Scouts’ Hall Building Fund.
Saturday 1 July | Camera Obscura,
For quite some years now, researchers, historians and genealogists have had great benefit from our collection of photographs.
Wednesday 28 June
Lister cream separators were on show last week. This is what a milking machine and separator stand looked like at the winter show about 1914.
Wednesday 14 June | Resources,
HCL_09608, Hamilton City Libraries Street names change from time to time, none more-so than Hamilton streets since the first surveys were drawn onto plans and approved.
Saturday 10 June | Camera Obscura,
This brochure from c. 1931 outlines the new models available from R. A. Lister & Co Ltd. The Lister Separator Co.
Saturday 3 June | Camera Obscura,
This is from a wee album of ‘works photos’ taken by the intrepid A. E. (Hef) Graham. In the album there is a typed pasted-in label, ‘6. 5.
Saturday 27 May | Camera Obscura,
On 29 August 1935, the St Peter’s Players performed “The Importance of Being Earnest”, Oscar Wilde’s well known comedy to a crowded auditorium.