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In 1953 Arthur Hopwood, of Arthur Hopwood Hardware, gifted the city of Palmerston North £10,000 to build a new tower in The Square, to hold the clock and chimes formerly in the Post Office. He wrote and thanked the Palmerston North City Council for accepting his offer. The Clock Tower was completed in 1957.

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Correspondence
Digitisation ID
2007Pa_PNCC1/5/5File31/1_CLO_0518
Title
Letter from Arthur Hopwood regarding his offer to the PNCC of a Clock Tower in the Square
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PNCC 1/5/5, file 31/1
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PNCC Archives

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Palmerston North
Date
August 4, 1953

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Palmerston North City Council

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