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The Gisborne Photo News





A walk, which was part of the District Council & Tairawhiti Area Health Board Healthy Communities Project, to Ngatapa Pa was organised by Jo Gillanders, coordinated by Nisbet Smith with Sheila Robinson (Historian) and Pam Bain (Archaeologist) Ngatapa Pa is a historic site as it was where one of the major battles between Te Kooti and the Government Forces was fought. Pictured above are the walkers on the pa site with Rere at the bottom of the valley.

Photos courtesy Rex Legg

Sheila Robinson relays the facts.



Fellow of the RNZAF Museum
An award which honours and aknowledges selected Individuals who have made significant personal contributions to the development of the RNZAF Museum was presented to a Gisborne man. Pictured from left: Peter Franks Chairman of Gis Branch Friends of RNZAF Museum & President of Gis Pilots Association, Grp Cpt Ivan Mitchell the 6th recipient of the Fellow of RNZAF Museum, Sqn Ldr Andy King, Terry Goldsbury President of United Services Officers Institute, F/0 Ray Pinel and Sqn Ldr Tom Walsh Air Force Relations Officer.


Commmunity Donation
The Victoria League organised a Garden Party to raise fundswith half of the proceeds of the function were donated to Dunblane Centre. Pictured In the beautiful gardens of Dunblane Centre are from left: Margaret Rawlings Secretary Victoria League, Millie Chrisp organiser of the Garden Party and Life Vice President of the Victoria League, Mary Wakelin President of the Victoria League and Val Hall Principal Nurse/Manager Dunblane Centre.