Opening of Waikato Winter Show

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Waikato Winter Show in Bledisloe Hall c. 1948. Official party on gangway (l to r) Sir Alexander Young (MP for Waikato/Hamilton 24 years); William Dempster (President of W.W.Show) and Mrs Amy Dempster; H D Caro, Mayor of Hamilton; Mrs Hilda Ross (later Dame Hilda); unidentified lady. The opening of one of the yearly Waikato Winter Shows held at the Bledisloe Hall. Many people are seated on the centre balcony with the official party on the ramp at the right. Dignitaries include Hamilton MP, Sir Alexander Young; the Mayor of Hamilton, H.D. Caro; and National Party MP, the Hon. Hilda Ross. Visible on the ground floor are displays for Bateson's Nurseries and for Wright Stephenson & Co. Below the central balcony is a YWCA kiosk.
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