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Typed on paper glued to back: “Flag raising ceremony to commemorate the Centenary of the Manakau Post Office. 1-8-1887 1-8-1987. A celebration was held on Monday 3-8-87 when a large gathering of local towns-people & school children attended. Also present in official capacities were Messrs. — M.R. Monteith (Post Office Area Manager), Malcom Guy (County Chairman), Marsden Staples (County Councillor), Ivan Drake (Son of one of the Original Settlers), Ian Bowden (Chairman Manakau District Association). Mrs June Woolley, a local inhabitant and District Historian, provided a beautiful cake & a sumptuous morning tea.”

The New Zealand ensign is raised to the top of the flagpole in a ceremony to mark the Centenary of the Manakau Post Office, 1987.

1 Colour photo print, mounted (with 2000.018.0055b &and 2000.018.0055c)

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Centenary of Manakau Post Office, 1987

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