Elephants in the park

Elephants in the park

We need readers local knowledge again to help identify the locations in the images. Please comment in the section at the bottom. Thanks!

1) Does the spire in the background give it away?

Untitled, 1959, New Zealand. Eric Lee-Johnson. Purchased 1997 with New Zealand Lottery Grants Board funds. © Te Papa.

2) Its summer somewhere…

Pohutukawa tree at coastal locality, 1980s, New Zealand. Eric Lee-Johnson. Purchased 1997 with New Zealand Lottery Grants Board funds. © Te Papa.

3) A Northland church with trees and clouds…

Northland church site, circa 1958, Northland. Eric Lee-Johnson. Purchased 1997 with New Zealand Lottery Grants Board funds. © Te Papa.

4) Building on a hill taken about 1860 or 70 …

Large dwelling, New Zealand. circa 1870. Maker unknown. Purchased 1999 with New Zealand Lottery Grants Board funds. Te Papa

5) A big sandy beach…

Untitled (cars at ocean beach), circa 1965, New Zealand. National Publicity Studios. Purchased 2003. Te Papa

6) and another…

New Zealand Scenery: Locality Unknown, 1960s-80s, New Zealand. Brian Brake. Gift of Mr Raymond Wai-Man Lau, 2001. Te Papa

7) Through the trees…

New Zealand Scenery: Locality Unknown, 1960s-80s, New Zealand. Brian Brake. Gift of Mr Raymond Wai-Man Lau, 2001. Te Papa

8) An inner city location…

Untitled, circa 1930. Eric Lee-Johnson. Purchased 1997 with New Zealand Lottery Grants Board funds. Te Papa

9) Somewhere in Wellington…

Residential housing, Wellington, 1930s, Wellington. Eric Lee-Johnson. Purchased 1997 with New Zealand Lottery Grants Board funds. Te Papa

10) A steep street…

Untitled [New Zealand], New Zealand. Brian Brake. Gift of Wai Man Lau, 2010. Te Papa
11) W. Morgan’s wooden shop about 1870 …

Wooden shop, New Zealand. Circa 1870. Maker unknown. Purchased 1999 with New Zealand Lottery Grants Board funds. Te Papa

9 Comments

  1. No. 8 looks like a Dunedin “puddle-jumper” tram (one central bogie which made it rock up and down as it drove along), but maybe somebody can identify the statue..

    1. I would agree the large island is very distinctive

    1. Author

      Governors Bay – thanks!

  2. Also, Number 10 looks like Oxford Street, Lyttelton?

    1. Author

      Yes – very distinctive! Never been to the pool …

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