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The Nelson Photo News



P.O.W. Conference

(Photos: Bob Papps)

The annual conference of the New Zealand Prisoner of War Association was held recently at Takaka.


Nelson province delegates make up most of this group marching through Takaka.


Mr Noel Rogers, Motueka, talking to the Minister of Defence (Mr Thompson) and Mr Bill Rowling, M.P. for Buller.


The Takaka Citizens' Band led the parade to the War Memorial. In front of the parade are Brigadier G. Clifton, the Rev. J. Walton (Wellington), and the president, Mr J. V. Smallridge. Wreath-bearers in the second row are Messrs H. Brown (Australian delegate) and H. Taylor (Takaka branch president).


The service was conducted by, the Rev Mr Walton.