Slide, Water Skiing, Tauranga Harbour

Maker
Robert Gale
Production date
02 Jan 1966
Current rights
© In copyright
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Object detail

Description
A colour slide showing a water-skiers, one sitting on the shoulders of another. The location is identified as the Tauranga harbour. Recorded by the photographer as 'On shoulders double, Water ski-ing Maungatapu'. "During the Christmas holidays, Tauranga Water Ski Club held a demonstration on the inner harbour at Maungatapu. A large crowd watched the events which were difficult to stage at times due to blustery wind." Tauranga Photo News, 5 February 1966

The Tauranga Heritage Collection has more than 2000 photographic slides taken by Robert Gale. Robert and his family moved to Tauranga in the early 1960s and he taught at Merivale School until retirement. Robert was a member of the Tauranga Photographic Society for many years. We ask that you publish an acknowledgement, or 'attribution', to Robert Gale when using this image.
Maker
Robert Gale
Production date
02 Jan 1966
Production place
Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Measurements
50mm (width), 50mm (height)
Credit line
Gifted by the Gale family and Alf Rendell
Accession number
0005/20/1353
Current rights

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