Posts Tagged ‘Paritutu’

Another postcard of historical interest rather than for “what’s on the back” – this one is of Paritutu and the Sugarloaves, at New Plymouth. This image also graced an entry from the Cyclopedia of New Zealand. The Puke Ariki website has a story about Paritutu which includes the same picture – and describes the fate of the two small islands you can see at the base of Paritutu. While I am mentioning the fabulous stories on the Puke Ariki website, I might as well add a link to my own story there about iron sand mining as well 😉



Just the shortish of notes on the back. I wonder if Bessie actually got this card, or did it remain amongst Jessie’s belongings – finally ending up on Trade Me decades later, which is where I purchased it. 


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