Photograph [Norris Johnston & Noel Nunn]; unknown photographer; 25.11.1981; MT20...
Photograph [Norris Johnston & Noel Nunn]About this object
A black and white photograph of Norris Johnston and Noel Nunn receiving Awards recognising their 40 years of service for New Zealand Paper Mills Limited and its successor New Zealand Forest Products Limited. The occasion was a long service Awards dinner held in Auckland on 25 November 1981.
Norris is being handed his Award by Doug Walker (Joint Managing Director of N.Z.F.P Ltd). Noel is standing to Norris' left in the photograph.
Norris first started working at the Mataura Paper Mill in 1936 as a 16 year old as a cutter assistant in the finishing department before moving on to other roles in that department including packing, dispatch, cutters, wrappers and tally clerk. In 1951 Norris took on the role of New Zealand Paper Mills branch manager in Wellington. In 1961 he returned to Mataura as finishing supervisor. in 1977 he was promoted to the position of general manager of the Mataura Paper Mill, holding that position until his retirement in 1984.
For the majority of his career, Noel worked as a Winderman ensuring that papers reels were properly prepared before transfer to the Mill's finishing room.
25.11.1981Inscription and Marks
h 150 mm x w 200 mm
photograph, black and whiteObject Type
processed material, paperCredit Line
From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.Object number