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The statue of Peeti Te Awe Awe, commissioned by his sister Ereni Te Awe Awe, was erected on the northern side of The Square in 1907. It was designed by Harold Anderson, a local artist and photographer, and made of white carrara marble. Te Peeti Te Awe Awe (c 1820-1884), a Chief of the Rangitāne Tribe, was prominent in the establishment of Palmerston North. The statue remains in the same place as it was originally erected (2008).

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Object type
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Digitisation ID
2007N_Sq258_SQU_0482
Title
Te Awe Awe Statue in The Square
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Place
The Square, Palmerston North
Date
circa 1920 to circa 1929

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Credit Line
Palmerston North City Library

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