This Danish-Norwegian newspaper was produced in Palmerston North on 18 November 1875. The editor was Hjalmar Graff. It is believed that this was the only volume produced. This copy was presented to the Manawatu Evening Standard offices in the 1950s. That organisation passed the copy on to the Palmerston North City Council.
This account of the Shannon World War Two Detention Camps is based on contributions from a large number of family members and descendants of those who were in the camps. it also offers an overview of the history of the camps based on research by Margaret Tate.
A complete list of all the people named on the Palmerston North War Memorial Cenotaph in The Square, in two parts. The first part is the original WWI names from the 1926 Memorial opening, transcribed in 1990. The second part is a list of names found by the War Research Group set up in 2005 to find all additional known war dead for Palmerston North to that date. The War Research Group consisted of representatives from the Palmerston North City Council, Palmerston North RSA, Palmerston North Officers Club and the Manawatu Standard. Trevor Richards was the researcher
Written by T Lindsay Buick, and sub titled The Wild Days of the West. A history of the Manawatū area, through to 1903 when it was first published. Much of the content is first hand accounts. Chapters entitled: The Land of the Rangitāne; The Second Conquest; The Pakeha; The Rāngitikei-Manawatū Block; The Early Days. Some illustrations contained.
A brief history of Philip's Fowlers wartime service. His archives, mainly on his flying career in World War One and Two, are held at the Ian Matheson City Archives
An article about Whitaunui and Paiaka camps for conscientious objectors during WWII, officially called military defaulter camps. It complements an article based on local information drawn from a range of archival and published sources, that appeared in the 2016 issue of the Manawatū Journal of History. After that publication and a subsequent lecture the author was approached by a number of people who had memories of the camp and this article is based on this new material. This article was originally published in the 2018 "Manawatu Journal of History", and this copy extracted from that Journal for publication. It is a proof copy, although it is believed to be free of proofing errors.
Notes on the caravans built by Reginald Thorrold - Jaggard, a Palmerston North architect. The archives of the architectural firm of Reginald and William Thorrold-Jaggard are held in the Ian Matheson City Archives
The Awapuni Memorial was rededicated at the ceremony at the Palmerston North Race Course on Thursday 20 October
This alphabetical list encompasses new research that collates the names of all Manawatū connected deaths during World War I, as can be best ascertained. The list was compiled from Manawatū War Memorials and Rolls of Honour based on the original Manawatū counties in 1914. Supplementary information and verification of names was obtained from the NZ History website, collections of the NZ Society of Genealogists, _“Communities Remember World War One: Memorials of the Manawatū Districts”_ by Peter Olsen and Janet Doyle, newspaper reports, school and electoral rolls, Commonwealth War Graves website and military files of Archives NZ, National Archives of Australia, and National Archives (UK). As can be seen on the list there are questions around some of the entries, e.g. some of the names on memorials have been unable to to be traced and confirmed, there are questions about their connection to Manawatū, etc, but the list has been uploaded in its entirety.
The Manawatu Journal of History contains articles on the history of the wider Manawatu area, written by a variety of contributors. The Journal is published annually. Conditions of use: This journal is made available for personal use, study and research and all articles remain copyrighted to their original authors. For permission to reuse or publish please contact: The Editor, Manawatu Journal Associates, PO Box 1702, Palmerston North 4440.
Article on John Gillies (1866 - 1940). In the 19th century he was involved in the sawmilling and dairy industries in the Manawatū, and later began a taxi service.
Official souvenir, commemorating the Diamond Jubilee of Palmerston North. The illustrated book was compiled by Robert H Billens and H Leslie Verry and the Organiser was H E Taylor, under the auspices of the Diamond Jubilee of Palmerston North and District Committee, headed by the Mayor, A E Mansford. The book contains a short history of the area, as well as potted histories of some businesses, organisations and institutions, up until 1937. The 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Borough of Palmerston North was celebrated in 1937.
Palmerston North was surveyed and opened for settlement in 1866. Ian Matheson, City Archivist, created a series of manuscripts on the local history of Palmerston North in the course of his work.
Bernard Cox (1905 - 1970) was a Palmerston North architect. The houses designed by Cox are important as examples of modernism, a major twentieth century movement that revolutionised the way houses are designed and constructed and which expressed the social vision of the mid-twentieth century. This booklet, detailing Cox's life and some of his buildings, was written to accompany an exhibition mounted by the Manawatu Branch of the New Zealand Historic Places Trust.
Typewritten list of the names of streets in Palmerston North and their origins, as in 1953. Includes some alterations and additions in the hand writing of A G S Bradfield. An amended version of this list was published in 'Fogotten Days' by Bradfield in 1956
Styles included in this booklet, published by the Planning Department of the Palmerston North City Council City in 1986, are: Cottages (1880-1890), Square Villas (1890-1905), Bay Villas (1900-1910), Late Villas/Early Bungalows (1910-1920), Bungalows (1920-1935), Grand Houses (1918-1938), Flat Roof Styles (1937-1943) and the variety of styles that were popular in the 1940s-1984.
This documents details how roading amenities were developed in the early days of the borough of Palmerston.
A brief history of the development of the local authority that has administered Palmerston North since 1877 - Palmerton North Borough Council 1877-1930 and Palmerston North City Council 1930 onwards. Ian Matheson, City Archivist, created a series of manuscripts on the local history of Palmerston North in the course of his work.
An historical record of the pioneers of the Milson and Linklater familes, who settled in the Palmerston North area.
Contents: Editorial - Cushla Scrivens Spending a Penny: Public Rest Rooms for Women in Palmerston North and Feilding - Dorothy Pilkington Veteran Curator: Charles Hirtzel and the Manawatu Philosophical Society Museum - Fiona McKergow Olga Maria Monrad: Danish Pioneer, Mother and Wife - Lise Toenner Researching the History of a House: A Glimpse of Early Feilding - Cushla Scrivens The Choral Societies of Palmerston North - Graham Parsons A Post Office Preserved - Margaret Tate A Life in Photography - Ivan Mandahl, as told to Betty Williamson The Palmerston North Squash Club: The Golden Early Years - Grant Smith Request for Information: The Bridle Track - Noelene Wevell Book Reviews: Monro: The Life and Times of the Man who Gave New Zealand Rugby by Clive Akers (Reviewed by Lucy Marsden) We See What Your Mean... A History of St Dominic's School for Deaf Children and the Catholic Deaf Ministry in New Zealand by Dorothy Pilkington (Reviewed by Kathy Broadley) Terrace End: The Story of Palmerston North's First Suburb by Garry O'Neill (Reviewed by James Watson) Notable Lives Brian Mather Jim Lundy The Manawatu Journal of History contains articles on the history of the wider Manawatu area, written by a variety of contributors. The Journal is published annually. Conditions of use: This journal is made available for personal use, study and research and all articles remain copyrighted to their original authors. For permission to reuse or publish please contact: The Editor, Manawatu Journal Associates, PO Box 1702, Palmerston North 4440.