Topic: Then and Now Photo Hunt 2015

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 Then and Now Photo Hunt 2015

Rotorua residents were encouraged to dust off their old photographs featuring the Rotorua area for the "Then and Now" Rotorua Kete Photo Hunt. This competition was run as part of the 125th anniversary celebrations of Rotorua Library.

And the winner is...

The winner was announced on March 27th, 2015 at the closing of the 125th anniversary celebrations. The winning entry was submitted by Eric Smith who was presented with an iPad kindly donated by Friends of the Rotorua District Library.

Tutanekai St 1960s looking south Tutanekai St 1960s looking north
Tutanekai Street looking south - 1960's Tutanekai Street looking north - 1960's


Photo Hunt Entries

A wide range of photographs were contributed with subjects ranging from Christmas Parades to groups at Whakarewarewa and Buildings to Parks.

​​The aim of the Photo Hunt was to get some of your old photographic treasures out from your cupboards and drawers and on display online for our community here on Kete Rotorua.

You can view all the Photo Hunt Entries here.

Christmas Parade past Kowhai Dairy 1965  Kuirau Park Dalek 1988  Whakarewarewa 1925
   Just a few of the many varied entries.  

Historical Photos of the Rotorua District

For those of you who didn't get around to entering, while you may have missed out on the prize this time, we are always on the look-out for historical photos of the Rotorua District for Kete Rotorua. You can upload them yourself following these Instructions or contact us for advice on scanning.

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