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R. R. Scott built the store at Aokautere, with accommodation behind, in exchange for a peppercorn rental from the Aokautere Hall Trustee and the right of renewal every 21 years. The shop ran from late 1900s - 1940s, and also served as the Aokautere Post Office until the introduction of Rural Delivery Service. Mr and Mrs Scott also owned a 120 acre farm opposite the store, milking 30 cows and maintaining horses which were used to bring supplies in from Palmerston North

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2009P_Ao9_RTL_2321
Title
R R Scott's Post Office Store, Aokautere
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Ao 9
Held In
Coolstore

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Aokautere, Palmerston North
Date
circa 1910

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Palmerston North City Library

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