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The article discusses the Palmerston North City Council's proposal to create a 'civic courtyard' doubling as a marae outside the Civic Administration Building in The Square. This would involve the removal of the sound shell from the base of the Clock Tower. Ian Matheson, City Archivist comments on the history of the Clock Tower.

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Unspecified
Relation
Manawatu Evening Standard on Microfiche
Date
August 17, 1989
Digitisation ID
2007Mi_MES17-8-1989_CLO_0512
Held In
IMCA Digital Archive

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Palmerston North

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clocktower,
te marae o hine,
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Newspaper cartoon regarding new designs for the Clock Tower
Electricians wiring new cross on the Clock Tower in The Square
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Letter from Commercial Hotel regarding when to silence the Palmerston North Clock Tower chimes
Clock Tower, The Square, on cover of Palmerston North telephone book
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