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A new coal based Gasworks was opened by the Palmerston North Borough Council 21 December 1923, including a gasholder with a capacity of 500,000 cubic feet. The Gasworks went out of operation November 1970 when Palmerston North was connected to a pipeline from the Kapuni gas field, Taranaki.

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Image
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2011P_G15_004856
Title
Gas holder at Gasworks, Napier Road
Relation
Public Photograph Collection G 15
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Coolstore

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Palmerston North
Date
1923

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Palmerston North City Library

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