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A severe storm which crossed the North Island 2 February 1936 caused substantial damage in and around Palmerston North, one of the hardest hit towns. Houses lost roofs, chimneys were blown over, the grandstands of the A&P Association, the Awapuni Racecourse and the sportsground were demolished, and a man was killed when he was blown off his roof as he tried to repair it. This is most probably the fence surrounding the sportsground in Fitzherbert Avenue.

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2014N_Stm6_009074
Title
Storm Damaged Fences, Fitzherbert Avenue
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Stm 6
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Coolstore

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Fitzherbert Avenue, Palmerston North
Date
1936

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Palmerston North City Library

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