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Frankton Tornado

Wednesday 1 September | Stories of Hamilton

Did you know Frankton was hit by New Zealand's deadliest recorded tornado 73 years ago? HCL_00330 The path of destruction caused by the Frankton Tornado. At 11.

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Bird's eye view of Hamilton's timber yard

Saturday 28 August | Camera Obscura

This is Ellis & Burnand’s timber yard in Bryce Street.

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Our timber giants

Saturday 21 August | Camera Obscura

Ellis & Burnand was founded in 1891, becoming Ellis & Burnand Ltd in 1903.

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Garden Place, Our Place

Wednesday 18 August | Exhibitions

Explore the history of Garden Place. It's our place, it's your place.

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A 'distinct novelty'

Saturday 14 August | Camera Obscura

The kiddies will love him. Fun for all. The amusement surprise of the year! The greatest novelty ever introduced in New Zealand.

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Hamilton at Play

Wednesday 11 August | Exhibitions

What did people do for entertainment before the days of the Internet and reality TV shows? Explore a variety of leisure activities from days gone by! Cover Image: An Ellis &…

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A goldmining treasure

Saturday 7 August | Camera Obscura

Waihi, along with other gold-mining towns, enjoyed growth in its gold rush heyday quite disproportionate to its future status.

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Hillcrest History

Wednesday 4 August | Exhibitions

Explore the history of Hillcrest and how it has changed over time. Cover Image: "Bretton", owned by the Horton Family on what is now Flynn Road. Demolished 1917.

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A closer look at tour

Saturday 31 July | Camera Obscura

40 years ago last Sunday, Rugby Park was packed for the first Saturday game of the 1981 South African rugby tour of New Zealand.

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Hamilton at Work

Wednesday 28 July | Exhibitions

Explore how work in and around Hamilton has changed through the years. Cover Image: Haymaking at Waihou, Te Aroha, c. 1910.

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