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The Gisborne Photo News



Impressive Sight

Preparing to berth for her visit to Gisborne H.M.N.Z.S. Black-pool inches slowly towards the new wharf. An impressive sight as she lay alongside the terminal the ship was a constant source of interest to thousands of people.


Matawai is towered over by Mount Misery which looks just that after the snow-fall.


Travelling proudly past Young Nick's Head into the bay, H.M.N.Z.S. Blackpool arrives for her six-day visit to Gisborne.


The recent cold spell was just a reminder that although favoured with the mildest clime in the country, winter can always give us a taste of the colder weather if she is capricious.