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One of the original hitching posts for horses, in The Square. Photographs from the time indicate that this post was only one component of the design - the complete design has three such posts supporting a rail to which horses could be tied. It is located opposite the Fitzherbert Avenue corner of The Square and is listed as Category One of the City Register of Historic Buildings, Objects and Trees Worth Preserving. Published in the Manawatu Evening Standard 17 September 1979.

Identification

Object type
Image
Relation
Public Collection
Date
1981
Digitisation ID
2014P_Sq259_008917
Format
B&W print
Held In
Coolstore

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1980s,
black and white,
heritage new zealand,
hitching post,
the square,
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