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NZ Cadastral Map - Town Series: Palmerston North Map 4

NZ Cadastral Map - Town Series: Palmerston North Map 4

Four first edition maps in a series covering Palmerston North and close environs. Map four covers Takaro, West End, Awapuni and Awatapu areas of Palmerston North, and some of Fitzherbert and Kairanga County areas. Map shows: Section and Lot numbers of properties; size of sections and lots, Palmerston North city and country boundaray; Survey District Block boundary; Registration District boundary; Deposited Plan boundary. Drawn by Barbara M Winchester

 
Sale of Land, Blocks V, VI, IX, X & XIII of Kairanga County

Sale of Land, Blocks V, VI, IX, X & XIII of Kairanga County

Land to be sold at the Public Hall, Palmerston (North) on Monday, 21 February 1881. Plan comprises portions of blocks V, VI, IX, X & XIII of Kairanga County. Surveyed by T M Drummond in 1878 and G W Thompson in 1880. Land composes the area now encompassed by Cloverlea and Westbrook suburbs.

Creator
Date
January 1, 1881
Place
Kairanga
 
Longburn Junction Diversion Plan

Longburn Junction Diversion Plan

Plans for a diversion at Longburn Junction where the Foxton and Wellington-Manawatu railways meet. Includes names of local land owners Surveyed by Alan Dundas, 10 June 1891. Scale is 1 chain to 1 inch.

Creator
Date
June 10, 1891
Place
Longburn
 
Plan, Native Reserve on Block IV, Kairanga

Plan, Native Reserve on Block IV, Kairanga

Plan of a Native Reserve on Block IV of the Kairanga District, dated January 1888. Surveyed for M Prendergast by H S Palmerston. Comprises 2 seperate 150 acre allotments along the Manawatu River near Linton and bounded by the Kautepawa Stream. Scale is 10 chains to 1 inch.

Creator
Date
January 1, 1888
Place
Linton
 
Plan of Lower Aorangi River

Plan of Lower Aorangi River

Plan of the Aorangi River showing the confluence with the Oroua River, Te Pora Stream and Manawatu River in Rangiotu. Dated March 1885. Scale is 20 chains to 1 inch.

Creator
Date
March 1, 1885
Place
Rangiotu
 
Map of Manawatu and Wellington Railway Company Lands

Map of Manawatu and Wellington Railway Company Lands

The financially embarrassed central government of the 1870's had the Wellington - Manawatu railway finished by a private company in return for which the company was given extensive lands on both sides of the track. The real estate was sold gradually for a large profit. The original of the map is held in the Ian Matheson City Archives (M 16).

 
NZ Cadastral Map - Town Series: Palmerston North Map 1

NZ Cadastral Map - Town Series: Palmerston North Map 1

Four first edition maps in a series covering Palmerston North and close environs. Map one covers Milson in Palmerston North, and the Town of Bunnythorpe and Kairanga areas of Kairanga County. Map shows: Section and Lot numbers of properties; size of sections and lots, Palmerston North city and country boundaray; Survey District Block boundary; Registration District boundary; Deposited Plan boundary. Drawn by Barbara M Winchester

 
Map of Palmerston North Borough - 1923

Map of Palmerston North Borough - 1923

Map of Palmerston North Borough by H R Farquhar showing streets, landmarks and property sections.

Creator
Date
1923
Place
Palmerston North
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