6. MARGARET RIVER, AUSTRALIA Readers' rating: 90.3 (tie) It's no wonder this small town, just south of Perth on Australia's west coast, ranked high in the friendliest category: It's known for excellent vineyards and plenty of surfing; who wouldn't be happy? Our readers also praised the town's ambience (score: 90.3) and restaurants (score: 80.6), placing it among the top-rated cities in Australia and the Pacific.
Henderson Fire Station. Corner of Railside Ave and Cranwell St. March 2015. The Henderson Volunteer Fire Brigade was officially formed in 1929. Their first fire engine was housed beside the Town Hall (about where Garden Place is now) The Fire Station in this photo was built in the 1960s.
Henderson Borough Council Elected October 1965. Back Row (from left): A.K. Corban, S. Peacokc, A.L. Williams, A. Pryor, Mr. H. Kemp (Town Clerk). Front Row (from left): J. McDonald, R.A. Keeling (Mayor), G. Holborow (Deputy Mayor). Auckland Council Archives: AUC 2015 064/3.