Booklet, The Playground of the Pacific: Sunny Napier, The Tourists' Best Way Through to New Zealand's Thermal Wonderland

G W Venables & Co Ltd
Napier Thirty Thousand Club
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Brief Description
Sunny Napier: The Playground of the Pacific, a booklet issued by the Napier Thirty Thousand Club (Inc.) for the benefit of New Zealand and Overseas Visitors. The booklet lists places of interest: Marine Parade, Napier; Gannets at Cape Kidnappers; Tangoio Park; Fishing; Inner Harbour; Tutaekuri River; Clive Square; Botanical Gardens; Theatres; Schools; Churches; Mardi Gras and Musical Competitions.

Adhered to each page is a copy of a photographic image: Napier's Parade from Bluff Hill; Napier from Tiffin Hill; Napier from Colenso Hill; The Parade, Napier; Paddling Pool, Napier; The Beach, Napier, Shewing Hot Salt Baths; Clive Square, Napier; Napier towards the Business Section; The Port, Napier; Port & West Shore, Napier, from Barrack Hill; Tangoio Park, near Napier and Cape Kidnappers shewing Gannets, Napier. Included in the images are the Public Trust building, Forester's Hall, St Patrick's Church; Technical College, George Henry Swan Paddling Pool with Shelter; Children's Playground, Marine Parade beach, Marine Parade Private Hospital [Dr Moore's], 'Iron Pot' Port Ahuriri, Wool Stores at Port, Inner Harbour; Tangoio Waterfall and Gannet Nursery.

The booklet promotes Napier as the gateway to the tourist destinations of Lake Taupo, Waikaremoana and Morere and includes information about these areas.
Production period
Media/Materials description
Printed on paper with blue, brown and black ink and bound with thread.
Height x Width: 155 x 195mm
Subject period
Credit line
gifted by A G Herbert
Other number(s)
m79/37, 65468


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