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Gingko tree and plaque in The Square

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This Gingko tree was planted in the Square in 1975, with a plaque that reads:

"This tree was planted by the people of Palmerston North on 8 November 1975 to celebrate the inauguration of our campaign to create an ideal society. When 5% of our population are practicing the transcendental meditation techniques of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, crime, sickness and unhappiness will disappear and the age of enlightenment will be established. Jai Guru Dev."

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2019P_IMCA-DigitalArchive_028537
Title
Gingko tree and plaque in The Square
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IMCA Digital Archive
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IMCA Digital Archive

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The Square, Palmerston North
Date
November 7, 2019

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Ian Matheson City Archives

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