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Hen Pecked

16 May 2014

This adorable flock of hens, made to look as if they are busily picking up treats, was made by John Round, a wood craftsman from England who now works in Inglewood. John originally trained as a draughtsman with the British Steel Corporation, but his... read more

Barefoot Settlers

09 September 2013

Godfrey Sadler arrived in New Zealand in 1888, aged 16. Departing England, he had left behind his parents Robert and Alice and two sisters Dorothy Paradine and Mary Alice. In Taranaki he took up a cadetship with the Bewley family on their farm... read more

Biscuit Jar

09 August 2010

What better way to mark an historic occasion than to issue a commemorative tea set? This fancy biscuit jar is part of a matching tea set produced to mark the founding of the Inglewood Borough Council in 1903. The council was swallowed up by local... read more