Random photos of houses at the beach over the early years, some names of owners are given by Gary for that period.
If you are a previous owner of a Riversdale Beach House during Basil Bodles life please send the photo of your house.
Above :Ted Oldfield later Mrs Speedy
Foreground Charlie and Pat Taylor. Background left Beaumonts right Dave Pringle.
Left David Standford.
The three photos above. A Keith Hay home that Basil placed on one of his sections as a spec. Basil had about six houses built and beautified the same sections with shrubs, flower beds.
Owner Colin Grant
Lilly May and Arthur Mahoney delightful couple standing in front of their house, they were one of the very first couples to retire to the beach from Masterton,
Left house owned by Reading later Mrs Young
Owned by Plumbers Ltd.
Owned by Mrs Etherington, later Swinn
Left owned by John and Di Martin then Trevor Dick
Left : House on the right Dan Lewis
Owned by Evan and Shirley Jaine later Gary Bodle
Owned by Pat Patterson
Owned by Jack and Peg Logan, later Liam and Chrissy Steel
Owned by Malcombe Campbell
Left : Riversdale Beach Motels owned by Gary Bodle
Left: Owned by Gary Bodle
Above : Owned by Cook family
Left : Owned by Briden-Jones
Owned by Willy and Liz Alsleben
Above owned by John and Judy Hudson
Above : Owned by Peter and Gail Wenman
Owned by Guy Giddens then Murray and Nichols then John and Nell McDonald
Owned by Leo Gear
Above : Owned by the Gunion family
Owned by the Betts family then Gazley family
Above : Owned by Max Overdale then Barry Kirkwood then Dr Irwin
Owned by Mike Edwards
Photo above : Owned by Edward Jaques.
Owned by Harley Loader.
Jim Bremner, then MacDoogle
John Martin, then Trevor Dick
Les and Lill Curry
Peter and Gail Wenman
Hasselman then Compton
Robin Blade, MacDonald
Hutton and Trish Peacock
Wairarapa Electric Power Board
Middleditch, Gary Bodle , Pip Hannon
Jane Etherington, Mary Swinn
Jack and Peg Logan, Liam and Chissie Steel
above Alf & Nel Lacey
Two above :Stan & Lorna Conner.