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This building was Palmerston North’s fourth Post Office, operating from 1906-1988. It was extended towards Broadway and up Main Street in the early 1920s and in 1937. It was originally built with a clock tower but this was removed in 1942 for safety reasons and the clock and chimes were re-housed in the ‘new’ clock tower in The Square in 1957. This view shows the side that is on Main Street East.

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Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2014P_Po27_007518
Title
Main Post Office, The Square
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Po 27
Held In
Coolstore

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Place
The Square, Palmerston North
Date
1982

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Credit Line
Palmerston North City Library

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