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The Palmerston North Clock Tower was constructed in 1957, after a bequest by Arthur Hopwood. The clock had originally been housed in the Post office tower which was demolished in 1942 due to earthquake risk, and was was held in storage until being rehoused in the tower in The Square. In front of the tower can be seen the sound shell, which was removed in c1990.

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Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2007P_Sq374_CLO_0505
Title
Clock Tower in the Square, looking towards Rangitikei Street
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Sq374
Held In
Coolstore

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Place
The Square, Palmerston North
Date
circa 1978

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Palmerston North City Library

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