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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
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Pol 2d
Date
1950
Digitisation ID
2014P_Pol2d_007553
Held In
Coolstore

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Taxonomy

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

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