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The Gisborne Photo News





The staff of the South British Insurance Company, Gladstone Road, won £300 in a recent Golden Kiwi lottery. They are pictured holding their £50 shares of the prize. From left: Messrs C. H. Rolls, W. J. Murray, P. M. Goodwin, N. M. Johns, P. H. Wale. In front, Mrs E. P. Twigley.


The Auckland multi-guitarist. Peter Posa, who has accepted a £16,000, six-month contract with an American recording company, visited Gisborne recently as part of his farewell tour of New Zealand. Peter has a special interest in Gisborne in song-writer Margaret Raggett, of Fox Street, who has written three of his successful hit tunes. They are pictured together three years ago when Peter recorded the first of the tunes with the Kini Quartet at Station 2XG.


Mr E. M. Widdicombe (centre left), 24 Bayly Street, and Mr R. D. Kelly, 210 Kahutia Street, with their wives, are to attend a dinner in Wellington as guests of the Governor-General, Sir Bernard Fergusson, to mark the 50th anniversary of their departure from England with the British Army to fight in World War I. Both members of the Old Contemptibles, of which Sir Bernard's father was also a member, they are the only survivors of the unit living in Gisborne. Mr Kelly landed at Gallipolli with the 29th Division as a member of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, and Mr Widdicombe was with the Royal Engineers.