close this bookReminiscences as a teenager on a Tuhikaramea farm in the 1930s and 1940s
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Garden Place

Remembers controversy about Garden Place. Describes how contractor - Gooseman went about the removal of the hill,

"people said he couldn't do it at that price...a pretty shrewd chap...he built a funnel down the side of the face of the hill and just kept bull-dozing the top off down this funnel into the trucks which backed underneath and loaded"

Discusses the removal of Garden Place.

Remembers the novelty of the Post Office - glass dome.