Lord Cobham & Harold Ion at Kawerau District High School March 1959

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Lord Cobham & Harold Ion at Kawerau District High School March 1959.

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Lord Cobham, far left, and principal of North School Harold Ion, beside him talking to a group of school pupils.

Lord Cobham, Governor General of New Zealand from 1957 to 1962, and Lady Cobham, paid a semi-official visit to Kawerau in March 1959. They were welcomed by Sir James and Lady Fletcher Snr, representing Tasman Pulp and Paper Company, Mr Frank Prideaux, Town Commissioner, and Mrs Florence Prideaux, along with Mr Doug Wilson, the Town Clerk, and Mrs Pat Wilson, representing the civil authorities. 
Reference to the visit was made in Kawerau Gazette Vol 5, No. 8, 11 March 1959.

Photo courtesy of Sir James Fletcher Kawerau Museum.

Vernon Number: 2012.184

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