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Blossom Queen - Hastings Blossom Festival Parade 1970Intersection of Russell and Heretaunga StreetsPukahu School Havelock North Volunteer Fire BrigadeRoss, Dysart and McLean StaffShakespearean Pageant - Group PortraitMunicipal Buildings 1980s/1990sHeretaunga Street, HastingsFounding Members Woodford House Old GirlsBoating Lake, Fantasyland, Hastings


Welcome to the Hastings Libraries Recollect website, which provides easy online access to a rich store of heritage photos, documents, maps and related ephemera reflecting the district’s past. 

You are welcome to share our material on social media or between individuals on a non-commercial basis but you must state that the images and/or photos are copyrighted to Hastings District Council and you must include a link back to the original page.  By registering as a member (all that's required is an email address or Facebook account) you are also able to contribute your own knowledge and memories about the holdings, as well as create personal collections of your own.




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