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The police station was opened by Peter Fraser (Minister of Police 1935-1949 and Prime Minister of New Zealand, 1940-1949) and Robert Semple (former Minister of Public Works) on 28 September 1938. The building still stands in Church Street, directly across from St Andrew's Church. It was designed by J T Mair (Government Architect) and built by Bodell and Co. Ltd.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2014P_Pol2d_007553
Title
Police Station, Church Street, Palmerston North
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Pol 2d
Held In
Coolstore

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Creation

Created By
Place
351-361 Church Street, Palmerston North
Date
1950

Object rights

Credit Line
Palmerston North City Library

Taxonomy

Tags
1950s,
black and white,
buildings,
church street,
government,
justice,
police station,
Community Tags
historic places trust,

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