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The Gisborne Photo News





The Gisborne Aero Club's flying instructor, Mr Peter Banks, pictured giving a lesson to three girl flying scholarship entrants on his last day of service for the club. He has accepted a flying position with a scenic charter firm in Auckland. The entrants, from left, Sandy Lovell, Judy Manson, and Julie Rowe, were three of the 14 girls to have entered the Aero Club's scholarship since its commencement last month. At the time of writing a total of 48 entries had been received. The scholarship will remain open for several weeks.


Mrs Charlie Rau, of Opotiki, the only woman member of a class of more than 30 which took a course in Civil Defence at Whenuapai recently, Mrs Rau became interested in Civil Defence during the disastrous Opotiki flood earlier this year, when she operated a flood-relief catering service in the town.


Three Gisborne Boxing Association officials who travelled to Wellington for the annual N.Z. boxing championships. From left: Don Thorburn, secretary, George Burnett, treasurer, and Wally Jonasen, president.