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A severe storm which crossed the North Island 2 February 1936 caused substantial damage in and around Palmerston North, one of the hardest hit towns. Houses lost roofs, chimneys were blown over, the grandstands of the A&P Association, the Awapuni Racecourse and the sportsground were demolished, and a man was killed when he was blown off his roof as he tried to repair it.

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2009N_Bc86_BUI_2370
Title
Storm damage on Manawatu Motor Upholsters building
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Bc 86
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Coolstore

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Palmerston North
Date
February 1936

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Manawatu Evening Standard

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