What's going on here?

02:12, Mar 18 2013
(A9977) Who are these lovely women and what are they doing standing on the roadside between Picton and Blenheim in 1970? READER UPDATE: The Marlborough Walk 1970. Sally Hodgkins, Karen Ashton, Moira Hollingworth, Anne Halliday and Anne Morgan
Apparently this is a musical campaign in 1970 but who are these people and what were they campaigning for?
(B0008) This photo was taken in January 1970. Who is this woman with the empty milk bottle and where was the photo taken? READER UPDATE We understand this is Judith Kirke crossing the High St, Blenheim at the intersection of Market St.
(B0066) This looks like the opening of a bridge but who are these people and where is the bridge? READER UPDATE Karen, Shirley, Shane, Ewan, Tracy and Brian Schwass (at rear). Opening of the Middlehurst Station bridge over the Awatere River. 1970.
(b0105) Apparently this man was 'Blenheim's oldest teenager' in the 70s. Do you recognise him? READER UPDATE Harrold Tootell aka Bang On Harry. Drummer, band member, established a dance spot called The Scene.
(B0059) What are these people doing? It is something to do with sport and we think the boy on the left is Robert Eastgate. Any ideas? READER UPDATE - Bob Eastgate, Gary MacDonald, Mr McLachlan and Mr Schroder
Mystery rowers 2775
These rowers appear to have won the ‘Boss Rooster’ a rowing trophy (last won in 2010). Who are these rowers?
(B0070) Why have all these people dressed up and where are they? READER UPDATE : This is believed to be part of a re-enactment of Captain Cook's first landing at Ships cove in 1770
B0017 Who is this woman and why is are there horses towing her caravan. Reader update - Jennifer Mould with Bubi and Honey from Rainbow Station
B0012 Who and where are these people. Why is the little girl getting a sash on top of a rock? Reader update - Debbie McMillan gets her sash as Miss Tennyson Inlet Junior from Mr J F Sandall 1970
A9999 Who is this little girl? Reader update - Paia Riwaka ate a concert in Picton 1970 where she was the third place winner in a talent quest.
B0062 mystery pic
Where is the mini golf course? Do you know the people playing? Reader update - Mini golf in Kaikoura. Susan Woodhill puts while her mother and father (Bob Woodhill) watch.
Who are these young people who took part in the Cook landing re-enactment in 1970?
pinic 1920
Do you recognise these people in this photo. It appears to be in the 1920s - perhaps a family picnic in the Marlborough Sounds?

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