Kōrero: Second World War

Opening the Ngaio Emergency Precautions Service post, 1942 (2 o 5)

Opening the Ngaio Emergency Precautions Service post, 1942

On Anzac Day 1942 Wellington Mayor T. C. A. Hislop opened the Ngaio Emergency Precautions Service post. It contained facilities for district wardens, first-aid and firefighting units, and had a well equipped kitchen. There was also a tradesman's van for use as an ambulance, and a look-out tower. After the opening, 10 fire-patrol cars gave a demonstration.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
Reference: 1/2-123872-G

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Ian McGibbon, 'Second World War - Japan enters the war', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/34575/opening-the-ngaio-emergency-precautions-service-post-1942 (accessed 19 October 2021)

He kōrero nā Ian McGibbon, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012, updated 10 May 2016