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Inscription on photograph reads: “Horowhenua Lake Levin. (copyright symbol) A6058 Lucas Series”. Inscription on reverse reads: “Horowhenua Lake. Note the jetty. A Mr Niven used to run a launch to the other side of the lake & it was quite a popular picnic spot on holidays. The hills over the other side was infested with rabbits & in no time you could shoot as many as you could carry. The Manuka scrub was ideal cover for them”. Also: “Donated by Mr C Simes”.

Jetty and boatshed Lake Horowhenua. Two unidentified men are standing on the balcony of the Levin Boating Club building. A large clump of flax is in the cerntre foreground. Inscription on front reads: “Horowhenua Lake Levin. (copyright symbol) A6058 Lucas Series”. Inscription on reverse reads: “Horowhenua Lake. Note the jetty. A Mr Niven used to run a launch to the other side of the lake & it was quite a popular picnic spot on holidays. The hills also on the other side was infested with rabbits & in noi time you could shoot as many as you could carry. The Manuka scrub was ideal cover for them”. Also: “Donated by Mr C Simes”.

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Jetty & boatshed lake Horowhenua

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1920,
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lake horowhenua,
lake horowhenua building,
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unidentified men (two),
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