Taita Speedway

Alexander Turnbull Library
The site of the old Taita speedway grounds, Upper Hutt, Wellington
Date: 1956Ref: EP/1956/2439-FPhotograph taken for the Evening Post newspaper of Wellington by an unidentified staff photographer.
Other Notes – Now the site for Avalon Park.
Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).
Physical Description: Cellulosic film negative 3.25 x 4.25 inches.
DC Rights: Partial restriction – Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.
Part of: Negatives of the Evening Post newspaper
Format: 1 b&w original negative(s), Cellulosic film negative 3.25 x 4.25 inches, Single negative

Alexander Turnbull Library
The site of damaged amenities at the old Taita Speedway Grounds, Upper Hutt, Wellington
Date: 1956
Ref: EP/1956/2440-F
Photograph taken for the Evening Post newspaper of Wellington by an unidentified staff photographer.
Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).
Physical Description: Cellulosic film negative 3.25 x 4.25 inches.
DC Rights: Partial restriction – Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.
Part of: Negatives of the Evening Post newspaper
Format: 1 b&w original negative(s), Cellulosic film negative 3.25 x 4.25 inches, Single negative

Alexander Turnbull Library
Old Rusted throughfare gates, at the old Taita Speedway Grounds, Upper Hutt, Wellington
Date: 1956
Ref: EP/1956/2441-F
Photograph taken for the Evening Post newspaper of Wellington by an unidentified staff photographer.
Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).
Physical Description: Cellulosic film negative 3.25 x 4.25 inches.
DC Rights: Partial restriction – Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.
Part of: Negatives of the Evening Post newspaper
Format: 1 b&w original negative(s), Cellulosic film negative 3.25 x 4.25 inches, Single negative

Alexander Turnbull Library
Delapidated building at the old Taita Speedway Grounds, Upper Hutt, Wellington
Date: 1956
Ref: EP/1956/2442-F
Photograph taken for the Evening Post newspaper of Wellington by an unidentified staff photographer.
Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).
Physical Description: Cellulosic film negative 3.25 x 4.25 inches.
DC Rights: Partial restriction – Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.
Part of: Negatives of the Evening Post newspaper
Format: 1 b&w original negative(s), Cellulosic film negative 3.25 x 4.25 inches, Single negative

Main Title: Flat out at Taita: author traces Hutt Speedway era; Memories rev on … [newspaper article]
Author: Edwards, Simon
Source: Hutt News 9/9/2008, p. 20
Notes: ”Flat out!!: the story of the Hutt Speedway 1947-1954”
Language: English
Subject: Batt, Allan
Abernethy, Bruce
Clay, Tony
Sports and Recreation
History
Avalon Park
Heritage resources

Hutt City Library Online Database
Main Title: The Prince of Taita Speedway
Author: Kaye, George, 1914-2004
Imprint: 1991
Notes: Indexes: Filing Cabinet
Summary: History of Taita, and Bruce Abernethy, champion of the Taita Speedway near the river and now part of Avalon Park.
Language: English
Subject: Taita
Taita
Heritage resources

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