Western Leader : January 31st 2012
www.westernleader.co.nz 22 WESTERN LEADER, JANUARY 31, 2012 NEWS Beautiful sight: The view north from the mound at Elephant Head, Bethells. Photo: J. T DIAMOND 1964. JTD-02E-02180 Rest time: Auckland Tramping Club members take a break on a ridge with views over the dunes to Bethells Beach in the distance. Photo: ISABEL HOOKER 1945. JTD-02E-03219 LOOKING BACK Quick dip, above: A party from Ryan's bach swimming at Te Henga. Photographer unknown, 1929. JTD-02K-05383 Swimming at Bethells, left: Bathers take a dip near the entrance to a cave at the southern end of Bethells Beach. Photographer unknown, 1936. JTD-02E-05708 Enjoing the outdoors, left: Along Cutty Grass Track with members of the Auckland Tramping Club. Photographer unknown, 1929. JTD-02J-02212 Good catch, right: The Ryan family returning from fishing at Bethells Beach. Photographer unknown, 1922. JTD-02K-00297-1 Hard work, below: A team of Auckland Tramping Club members dragging firewood, Bethells Beach. Photo: ISABEL HOOKER 1942. JTD-02K-03092-2 Camping trip: A group from the Methodist Bible Class Kingsland camp at Bethells on Gorge Rd. Photo: J. T DIAMOND 1928. JTD-02K-02547-3 Dinner time, left: Preparing for a hangi at Te Henga. Photographer unknown, 1930s. JTD-02K-05662-1 Summer swim: A swimmer on Te Henga Beach with a view of the south end. Photographer unknown, 1920s. JTD-02K-05900 Out for a paddle, right: Canoeing on a swamp with Auckland Tramping Club members, from back: Tom Wood, Bill Atwell, Bert Thatcher and Eric Waters. Photographer unknown, 1930. JTD-02H-00217-2 This week the Western Leader looks back at summers from days gone by. This collection of photos taken in west Auckland is courtesy of the J. T Diamond Collection at the Auckland Libraries North and West Research Centre, Waitakere Central Library. Call the research centre on 301-0101 for information on these or other historic photos of Auckland.
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