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Arthur Hopwood, of Hopwood Hardward Co. Ltd, gifted the city of Palmerston North £10,000 to build a new clock tower to house the clock and chimes removed from the Post Office after the 1942 Wairarapa earthquake. it was sited near the middle of The Square and completed in 1957.

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2007P_Pg117_CLO_0506
Title
Arthur Hopwood signing Clock Tower contract documents
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Pg 117
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Coolstore

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Palmerston North
Date
July 21, 1955

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Palmerston North Libraries and Community Services

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