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Category: Balmoral

Painted Boxes: Tui

Tui

Tui

This box in Dominion Road is decorated by way of some photographic process. Showing a tui on a flowering coral tree. Tui are nectar eaters and love these flowers.

Tui

Tui

1942

AEPB 1942

AEPB 1942

Balmoral Electric Power substation in Balmoral Road, Sandringham, in a stripped art deco style like a number of substations in Auckland. AEPB stands for “Auckland Electric Power Board”, and 1942 was a good year.

In the course of electricity reforms (separating the generating and distribution roles), AEPB became “Mercury Energy” in 1993.…

Location Signs: Balmoral

Balmoral

Balmoral

This sign is at the corner of Balmoral and Dominion Roads. I had not noticed it until a few days ago, don’t know if it is new. A few steps along is a bench made from the same material.

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