Archives, Calendars from Wyndham; 1936-1985; WY.1996.57


Archives, Calendars from Wyndham

About this object

This is a box of old calendars pertaining to Wyndham Businesses. These include:

Clarke & Son - Bakers and Pastrycooks, Tea Rooms, Wyndham. There is a picture of a village blacksmith holding a horse. The calendar is dated 1936.

L. M. Farrington, King's Fruit Shop, Balaclava Street, Wyndham. The picture on this calendar is a young girl in shorts holding a watering can, with a black cat in the background. The print was painted by Kent Cuttrel. Calendar dated 1951.

I. G. Rodgers, Garage and Service Station ,Wyndham. There is a Firestone written along the lower part of the calendar and the words, 'Best today - still better tomorrow'. The photo is of the Aniwaniwa Falls, N.Z. These falls are in the Te Urewera National Park in the Bay of Plenty. Calendar dated 1955.

F.M. Bulling Ltd, General Merchant, Glenham. Agent: N. Z. Insurance Co., Yates Seeds.' Seasons Greetings from the Boys at IGA'. The front cover shows people in a two story house with and man on a bike delivering groceries. Inside the calendar are photos from throughout NZ. On inside back cover is a guide for when to plant your vegetable seeds. Calendar is dated 1965.

Radio Services (Wyndham) (H. A. Scott, Prop.) 29 Balaclava Street, Wyndham. Radio, Television & Electrical Appliances. The picture on the calendar is of an elderly gentleman fishing with ducks on the pond and flying overhead. This calendar is dated 1966 and the first month shown is October.

Rodgers Garage Ltd., Wyndham. Agents for Land Rover, Rover, Citroen, Fiat. Honda Trail Motor Cycles. This calendar has two months per page and a different photo on each page. The first picture is of Glenfalloch in Dunedin. The calendar was printed in 1967.

January 1981 is the starting date for our next calendar and it was distributed by The Southland Frozen Meat and Produce Export Co. Ltd. Exporters of Meat Under the Freezing Process. Now in their 100th Year. The photos here depict different scenes from the farming industry, including sheep, freezing works, and the ship "Mataura" which took frozen meat from Bluff in 1884.

Wyndham District 1985 Calendar is a great one, it shows scenes from Wyndham in the bygone era. On the front cover is a picture of R.M. McKay Ltd, Wyndham and throughout the pages are wonderful old photos of the district.

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Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Wyndham

Medium and Materials

organic, processed material, vegetal, paper
organic, processed material, vegetal, paper, card
inorganic, processed material, metal, tin


h 685 mm x w 450 mm x d 80 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Art and Design

Subject and Association Keywords

Domestic Life (household chattels, food and drink)

Subject and Association Keywords

Business and Retail

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