Memory Lane

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

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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 - "Telling tales of travel in new book"

Memory Lane - "Telling tales of travel in new book"

Journalist Tina White's weekly "Memory Lane" article in the Manawatū Standard. Lawrence McCallum's autobiography "Growing Up in Palmerston North, Paraburdoo and Beyond: A Memoir" includes stories about 1950s and 1960s Palmerston North. The three institutions that significantly influenced his life were Russell Street School, Massey University and the Longburn freezing works.

 
Memory Lane - "The grand manor"

Memory Lane - "The grand manor"

Journalist Tina White's weekly "Memory Lane" article in the Manawatū Standard. The story of historic home Whare Rata, later named Wharerata, and the Russell family who lived there in the early 20th century. The portrait of Arthur Russell mentioned in the article can be [viewed here.](https://manawatuheritage.pncc.govt.nz/item/545fef4a-be8d-4b67-a179-00fd3bad770a)

 
Memory Lane - "Young people can't dance"

Memory Lane - "Young people can't dance"

Journalist Tina White's weekly "Memory Lane" article in the Manawatū Standard. A review of articles from the Manawatū Journal of History, Volume 15 (2019). The journal, published annually, contains articles on the history of the wider Manawatū area, written by several contributors.

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