Image of the week: 8 - 14 April

08 April 2019

The second car on the West Coast, with the 15th Premier of New Zealand.

  • Image of the week 8th April 2019

    Howitt, G., (n.d.). Second West Coast car. The Gordon Howitt West Coast Historic Photograph Collection (MB1072, Ref. 8124). Macmillan Brown Library, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Dick Seddon at the wheel of an early coast car on road to L. Kanieri – car and photo by A.W. Schaef.

(Richard Seddon was Premier from 1893 – 1906. The first car on the West Coast was sent by A. W. Schaef to his nephew Len Schaef at the end of 1903, so this might have been around 1904.)

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