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The Nelson Photo News



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White watching a demonstration of logging techniques at Golden Downs a large crowd also saw another facet of bush work, fire fighting. This was not on the programme and was as unexpected as it was unwelcome. A fire broke out during an abortive tree-topping demonstration using explosives. But the bushmen are always prepared for such emergencies and the small outbreak was soon brought under control. At Right is one of the fire-fighting units and staff used to quell the outbreak.


The 66-ton fishing trawler Galaxy at her berth shortly after launching at Nelson. The trawler, built at Nelson, is owned by a Wanganui firm.