Photographic images showing the development of Masterton over the last sixty years, affording a glimpse into how Kuripuni has changed into today’s vibrant village.
Illustrating the many changes to Kuripuni’s built environment, they demonstrate the way changes in the road layout have completely altered the traffic flow through the area.
Other photographs showcase the sporting achievements of the district’s favourite sportspeople and entertainers, from cricketers, footballers and equestrian stars, through to rally drivers and home-grown television stars.
Masterton’s commercial history is also featured, with lots of photographs illustrating the importance of local food specialists Hansells, located on the outskirts of the town.
Together the photographs offer a flavour of the development of Wairarapa’s main town.
Photography by George (Ted) Nikolaison, Pete Nikolaison and Wairarapa Archives. Written by Gareth Winter.
A5 Book, Wiro Bound