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A new Post Office for Palmerston North was completed and opened in 1906, on the corner of Main Street and The Square. The building was later extended along Main Street, and the tower was removed after the 1942 Wairarapa earthquake, as it was considered unsafe. The clock and chimes put into storage until reinstated in a clock tower in The Square, which was completed in 1957. The Post Office building is now used as a restaurant and bar (2011)

Identification

Object type
Postcard
Digitisation ID
2007N_Po9_CLO_0507
Title
Palmerston North General Post Office
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Po 9
Held In
Coolstore

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Place
Palmerston North
Date
circa 1908

Object rights

Credit Line
Palmerston North Libraries and Community Services

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