Makara Radio 1950-1959

Makara Radio, 17 Oct 1957, by an unidentified photographer for NZ Free Lance magazine
Makara Radio, 17 Oct 1957, by unidentified photographer for NZ Free Lance magazine. Alexander Turnbull Library
Makara Radio. Date unknown.
Makara Radio. Date unknown. Courtesy: Chris Underwood
View from Makara Radio. Date unknown.
View from Makara Radio. Date unknown. Courtesy: Chris Underwood
Feedlines for aerials at Makara Radio. Date unknown.
Feedlines for aerials at Makara Radio. Date unknown. Courtesy: Chris Underwood
Gantry for aerial feedlines at Makara Radio. Date unknown.
Gantry for aerial feedlines at Makara Radio. Date unknown. Courtesy: Chris Underwood
Feedpoint for one of the receiving aerials at Makara Radio. Date unknown.
Feedpoint for one of the receiving aerials at Makara Radio. Date unknown. Courtesy: Chris Underwood
Riggers working at Makara Radio. Date unknown.
Riggers working at Makara Radio. Date unknown. Courtesy: Chris Underwood
Riggers prepare to remove a pole at Makara Radio. Date unknown.
Riggers prepare to remove one of the less accessible poles at Makara Radio. Mana and Kapiti Islands can be seen faintly in background. Date unknown. Courtesy: Chris Underwood
To ease the pole out, additional holes were cut around the base with a post hole digger.
To ease the pole out, additional holes were cut around the base with a post hole digger. Courtesy: Chris Underwood
Rigger directing crane so lifting hook can be attached to the old pole.
Rigger directing crane so lifting hook can be attached to the old pole. Courtesy: Chris Underwood
Removing pole at Makara Radio. Date unknown.
Removing pole at Makara Radio. Date unknown. Courtesy: Chris Underwood

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