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He pārongo atu anō'New' Palmerston North Clock Tower, The Square

The clock in the Clock Tower, named Kerei Te Panau after a local Rangitane chieftain, was originally housed in the Chief Post Office of Palmerton North. Due to safety concerns both the tower and clock were removed from the Post Office after the 1942 Wairarapa earthquake, and the clock placed in storage. In 1953 Arthur Hopwood gifted the city of Palmerston North £10,000 to build a new tower in The Square to hold the clock and chimes. It was completed in 1957. The Clock Tower has experienced a number of changes including the removal of the original sound shell at the base of the tower in the early 1990s and the addition of a cross. During 2007 the Clock Tower was refurbished and it is now topped with a lantern style cross.

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'New' Palmerston North Clock Tower, The Square
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'New' Palmerston North Clock Tower, The Square
Aerial view of central Palmerston North and beyond
Clock Tower in the Square, looking towards Rangitikei Street
Te Peeti Statue and Clock Tower, The Square
View of the Clock Tower in The Square
C M Ross Co. Ltd float in 75th Jubilee parade in The Square
Aerial view of The Square, Palmerston North
The Square, Palmerston North
"Corrected Plaque Replaced"
A View of the Square - Looking Towards Broadway Avenue
Hopwood Clock Tower, The Square
Hopwood Clock Tower, The Square

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The Square, Palmerston North
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November 1956

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'New' Palmerston North Clock Tower, The Square
Aerial view of central Palmerston North and beyond
Clock Tower in the Square, looking towards Rangitikei Street
Te Peeti Statue and Clock Tower, The Square
View of the Clock Tower in The Square
C M Ross Co. Ltd float in 75th Jubilee parade in The Square
Aerial view of The Square, Palmerston North
The Square, Palmerston North
"Corrected Plaque Replaced"
A View of the Square - Looking Towards Broadway Avenue
Hopwood Clock Tower, The Square
Hopwood Clock Tower, The Square

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