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Royal visits: woolshed visit, 1958 (5th of 6)

Royal visits: woolshed visit, 1958

The Queen Mother visits Green Hill station, Hawke's Bay, where a sheep-shearing demonstration was put on for her. Pictured on the left is Jimmy Puriri, one of the Puriri shearing gang, whose sister Hana Cooper (a wool classer) is shaking hands with the royal visitor.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, National Publicity Studios Collection
Reference: 1/4-019904-F; QM152
Photograph by T. Ransfield

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Megan Cook, 'Royal family - Royal tours', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 March 2024)

Story by Megan Cook, published 20 Jun 2012