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Take a trip down memory lane and watch a video about what life was like growing up in Auckland during the 1950s and 1960s. The film from Everall Deans captures personal stories and memories of people who lived in the city during this era as Auckland residents recount their childhood and the changes in Auckland suburbs, lifestyles, transport and infrastructure through the 1950’s and 1960’s.

Interviews with Beverly White, Richard Hoyle, Lesley Dune, Deirdre Roelants, Wayne Andrew, Vera Green, Martin Putterill, Molly Ah Chee, Louise Chin.

Features B&W family photos from B White, R Hoyle, L Dunne, D Roelants, W Andrew, V Green, M Putterill and the Ah Chee family. Houses in Ponsonby & St Heliers. Epsom Girls Grammar school photos featuring B White. D Roelants & husband in formal wear. Tom Ah Chee outside grocery store, Chan Dah Chee seated with many grandchildren. Large crowds at opening of first Foodtown supermarket

PHOTO: Man sitting siphoning home brew from barrel into beer bottles. LS Browns Island - Motukorea Island in Waitemata harbour.

Original footage: EXT & INT GV’s of Orange Coronation Hall, Newton road, GV Waitemata harbour, Judges Bay, Bronze statue of Sir Dove-Myer Robinson in Aotea Square, SIGN “Franklin Road” “Vulcan Lane”

AMATEUR: Martin Putterill on jetty by lake, Putterrill on skifield with others

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Year 2016

Reference number F268886

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Short

Production company Planet Narcissus