Saturday 7 May | Camera Obscura
This flier is promoting a fundraising event held on 10 December 1932. Motor cycle races were held at Claudelands Racecourse, the “Best and Only Banked Track in the Dominion”.
Saturday 30 April | Camera Obscura
A little bit of old Hamilton in August 1967. In the day, the population of the city was about 63,000, about a third of the Hamilton inhabitants today.
Wednesday 27 April | Resources
Do you have family members that served in the military? Would you like to find out more about what they did during their service? ANZAC Day is often a time when people…
Saturday 23 April | Camera Obscura
This flier promotes the annual gathering hosted by the South Auckland Caledonian Society at Lake Rotoroa on 3 January 1928.
Saturday 16 April | Camera Obscura
These are Hamilton people on holiday ‘up north’ (we think).
Wednesday 13 April | Resources
Records of Births, Deaths and Marriages can be a valuable resource when researching your family history.
Saturday 9 April | Camera Obscura
This ticket for a complimentary smoke concert was held at the Hamilton Town Hall on 3 April, 1907.
Saturday 2 April | Camera Obscura
Last week featured a rowing regatta programme for 1965. Regattas had been going on in Hamilton since 1904. This is 1907, the year of the big flood.
This week's blog commemorates the anniversary of the Battle of Ooraakau, near Kihikihi.