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The Hokowhitu Lagoon is one of the original ox bow lagoons formed from the Manawatū River. It is sometimes called the Centennial Lagoon, named for New Zealand's 'centennial' celebrations in 1940. Across the river can be seen the then Palmerston North Teacher's College campus.

The photograph was taken by Alf and Merlyn Drew, to test equipment for their business, Photo Instruments Limited which operated at 55 Princess Street from 1959-1989.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2017P_2014-19_024388
Title
Hokowhitu Lagoon
Relation
Coolstore 2014-19
Format
Colour print
Held In
Coolstore

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Creation

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Place
Centennial Drive, Palmerston North
Date
1980s

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Credit Line
Ian Matheson City Archives

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Awanui building, Massey University's Hokowhitu campus
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Official Opening of Hokowhitu School Swimming Baths

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