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Royal Tour of New Zealand, 1953-1954

Royal Tour of New Zealand, 1953-1954

This map details the route taken by Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh during their 1953-1954 royal tour. Descriptions of the attractions at various stops nationwide are listed on either side. Of Palmerston North: "Thursday, 7th January .... Royal Train arrives at Palmerston North for civic reception at 5.30. 8.15: Civic dinner. Stay night at Grand Hotel, Palmerston North... Friday, 8th January 10.10: Royal Train proceeds north from Palmerston North." The top reads, "To the Girls. Wishing you all the best for Xmas & New Year From Evans Family.

Date
1953 to 1954
Place
New Zealand
 
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.

 
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

 
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

 
AA Manawatu District Map 1976 1
AA Manawatu District Map 1976 2

AA Manawatu District Map, 1976

This map details the major driving routes in and around the Manawatu District as in the 1970s. The reverse gives a potted history of Palmerston North and lists some of of the regions most popular features, including parks, beaches and other amenities.

Creator
Date
1976
Place
Manawatu
 
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
 
Te Ahuaturanga Block 1956

Te Ahuaturanga Block 1956

Untitled map showing Māori placenames of inland Manawatū. Scale: 1 inch to 1 mile. Annotated as follows: This map is based on a half-scale copy (dated 1860) of JT Stewart's 2 inches to 1 mile survey of 1859. By GL Adkin, Nov 1956.

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