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These palm trees were planted in the mid 1930's. The Victoria Esplanade underwent a variety of improvements under Peter Black, the Curator of Reserves from 1908-1946. These included various footpaths, Victoria Drive, mass plantings (notably of the cherry trees and phoenix palms), the creation of a pergola, a tea kiosk, the RSA paddling pool and a begonia hothouse (now known as the “Peter Black Conservatory”).

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2011N_P78_006022
Title
Phoenix Palms, Victoria Esplanade
Relation
Public Photograph Collection P 78
Held In
Coolstore

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Place
Palm Drive, Victoria Esplanade, Palmerston North
Date
1950

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Credit Line
Palmerston North Libraries and Community Services

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