V. C Browne
STUNNING VIEWS: Locals as well as wedding parties, and tourists stopped to enjoy the views from the Sign of the Takahe.
HISTORIC: The Sign of the Takahe nearing completion in November 1946.
INSPECTION: Engineers have done a detailed investigation of quake damage at the Sign of the Takahe.
WHITE LINEN: The Sign of the Takahe was popular for formal functions, especially weddings.
HOPEFUL: Sign of the Takahe co-owner Mark Bouvet inside the historic building.
WELL-PLACED: The Sign of the Kiwi atop Cashmere Hill was a must-stop for ice-creams and coffees for walkers, cyclists, and tourists.
DASHED PLANS: Janice Thornton took over the running of the Sign of the Kiwi cafe in 2010.
HAPPIER TIMES: New proprietor Janice Thornton inside the Sign of the Kiwi cafe before the quakes struck.
0 of 0
« Previous« PreviousNext »Next »