Memory Lane

Journalist Tina White's weekly "Memory Lane" article in the Manawatū Standard.

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Memory Lane - "Spotlight on the past"

Memory Lane - "Spotlight on the past"

Journalist Tina White's weekly "Memory Lane" article in the Manawatū Standard. The heritage team at the Palmerston North city library celebrates local history week 2019, hosting many events for a wide variety of interests, with the common theme the region's history.

 
Memory Lane - "Sunshine cake in wartime"

Memory Lane - "Sunshine cake in wartime"

Journalist Tina White's weekly "Memory Lane" article in the Manawatū Standard. The story of the 2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force Entertainment Unit, also known as the Kiwi Concert Party, in World War 2. It entertained the troops overseas and put on a show at the Opera House in 1943.

 
Memory Lane - "Removing a reredos"

Memory Lane - "Removing a reredos"

Journalist Tina White's weekly "Memory Lane" article in the Manawatū Standard. The origins of the soon-to-be demolished Wesley Methodist Church decorative alterpiece, also called a reredos. It was created almost 50 years ago by Maurice Shailer, descendant of a prominent pioneer Palmerston North family. The Shailer family have strong links with the church. The reredos is planned to be incorporated in a new church building.

 
Memory Lane - "What's in a (street) name?"

Memory Lane - "What's in a (street) name?"

Journalist Tina White's weekly "Memory Lane" article in the Manawatū Standard. The 1926 land subdivision sale of RA McKenzie's Estate on Milson Line and the naming of Seaforth Avenue in a street naming competition.

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August 24, 2019
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Palmerston North
 
Memory Lane - "City's beautiful oasis"

Memory Lane - "City's beautiful oasis"

Journalist Tina White's weekly "Memory Lane" article in the Manawatū Standard. The origins of Massey Agricultural College gardens and homesteads, and the significant people associated with the development of the grounds and homes. Many of the historic homes are now absorbed in the Massey University campus.

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