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The Gisborne Photo News



47 Years In The Business


After spending 47 years in the profession, chemist Mr A. R. (Ranji) Mann has retired and sold his business to Mr Kelvin Tyler. Mr and Mrs Tyler entertained Mr and Mrs Mann and the staff to dinner at the DB Gisborne Hotel to mark the changeover of this chemist's shop. which has so long been noted in lower Gladstone Road. The business was started by Mr Mann's father in 1905. From left, in front, Mr and Mrs Mann and, at back, Mrs Cynthia Nelson, Janet Green, and Mr Kelvin Tyler and his wife Avery. Mr Tyler, who comes from Auckland, spent some of his boyhood days in this city and was a student at Gisborne Boys High.