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'Scouters Conference' programme

'Scouters Conference' programme

This Scouting conference was held in Palmerston North 31 May to 2 June 1952. The programme contains some promotional information on Palmerston North.

 
Eliot Warburton

Eliot Warburton

Eliot Warburton (1848-1922), was the first Palmerston North Borough solicitor. The Warburton family were early settlers in Palmerston North.

 
Apprenticeship papers of Alexander Clark

Apprenticeship papers of Alexander Clark

Thought to be the apprenticeship papers of Alexander Clark. He was a painter and decorator who moved from Dunedin to Palmerston North circa 1905, to set up business at 15 Fitzherbert Avenue. The business grew into Alexander Clark Limited, a furniture and home decorating store. ​

 
PalmyProud
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PalmyProud

PalmyProud celebrates the people, places and events in our city. The free quarterly magazine aims to inspire locals and visitors to learn more about this special place we call home. It’s published by Palmerston North City Council.

 
Manawatū Flour Mills Staff

Manawatū Flour Mills Staff

Manawatū Flour Mills staff photograph. Individuals identified by John Ireland, 10 June, 1968: L-R: Les Hemmingsen, L.A. Ferguson, Unknown, Frank Lunn, Unknown (at back), John Reece Cole (front), Jack Barker (with dog), Unknown (front), Miss Barber, Unknown, Horace Ruth, Jack Rogers (back), Len Thorn, Fisher (back), Uknown (back), Unknown (front), Jack Baubery.

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Date
circa 1932
Place
Corner of Albert Street and Broadway Avenue
 
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Manawatū Flour Mills

This building, which housed the Manawatū Flour Mills from 1918 to 1968, was situated on the corner of Broadway Avenue and Albert Street until demolished in 1968. It was the second flourmill on this site, the first being a small wooden building. The business was established by Richter, Nannestad and Co. in 1878 and sold to James McGill of the Manawatū patent Roller Flour Mill Co. in 1902. Seventeen years later it was purchased by John Ireland of The Manawatū Mills Ltd, who sold it on to Farm Products Co-operative Tararua Ltd in 1965.

 
Manawatu Flour Mill

Manawatu Flour Mill

This building was a landmark on the corner of Broadway Avenue and Albert Street from 1918 to 1968 when it was demolished. It was the second flourmill on this site, the first being a small wooden building. The business was established by Richter, Nannestad and Co. in 1878 and sold to James McGill of the Manawatu patent Roller Flour Mill Co. in 1902. Seventeen years later it was purchased by John Ireland of The Manawatu Mills Ltd, who sold it on to Farm Products Co-operative Tararua Ltd in 1965. See also A 175/ 232 Ian Matheson Archives

 
PalmyProud issue two: Autumn 2019

PalmyProud issue two: Autumn 2019

PalmyProud celebrates the people, places and events in our city. The free quarterly magazine aims to inspire locals and visitors to learn more about this special place we call home. It’s published by Palmerston North City Council. Inside this issue: World Softball Championship Manawatū's Miss Industries The Rise of the Buckethead Waste Water Reduce Your Waste PNCC Annual Consultations A Life With No Limits: Kate-Louise Elliot

 
PalmyProud issue four: Spring 2019

PalmyProud issue four: Spring 2019

PalmyProud celebrates the people, places and events in our city. The free quarterly magazine aims to inspire locals and visitors to learn more about this special place we call home. It’s published by Palmerston North City Council. Inside this issue: Playgrounds Esplanade Railway Tammam Tamim Te Manawa Art Gallery Inspire Net Coffee Te Āpiti - Manawatū Gorge Indian Love Story

 
PalmyProud issue three: Winter 2019

PalmyProud issue three: Winter 2019

PalmyProud celebrates the people, places and events in our city. The free quarterly magazine aims to inspire locals and visitors to learn more about this special place we call home. It’s published by Palmerston North City Council. Inside this issue: Manawatū Heritage Tours App He Ara Kotahi Ahimate Dog Park New Zealand Rugby Museum Carson Taare Second Hand Shopping Fat Farmer

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Date
2019
Place
Palmerston North
 
Primary Drawing Certificate

Primary Drawing Certificate

A Primary Drawing Certificate from the Hawkes Bay Education Board awarded to Gottfred Olsson for passing his exam in Scale Drawing and Plane Geometry.

 
Maurice and Jennifer Shailer

Maurice and Jennifer Shailer

Maurice Shailer (in pushchair) with his older sister, Jennifer, during a visit to The Square in mid-1947.

Creator
Date
circa 1947
Place
The Square, Palmerston North
 
Terrace End School Netball Team B, 1955

Terrace End School Netball Team B, 1955

Terrace End School Basketball [Netball] Team B from 1955. All names L-R. Back row: Beryl Mayhew, Betty Lee, Lynette Forno Middle row: Elizabeth Scott, Jennifer Shailer, Margaret Scott Front row: Rosanne Cowdey, Sally Walker, Pamela Townsend

 
Elm trees in The Square

Elm trees in The Square

This row of elm trees were said to be planted circa 1900, and are among the oldest trees in The Square of Palmerston North. They lie between Main Street and Broadway.

Creator
Date
November 7, 2019
Place
The Square, Palmerston North
 
Elm trees in The Square

Elm trees in The Square

These elm trees were planted circa 1900, and are among the oldest trees in The Square of Palmerston North. They lie between Main Street and Broadway.

Creator
Date
November 7, 2019
Place
The Square, Palmerston North
 
Job reference for Alexander Clark

Job reference for Alexander Clark

Letter of recommendation for Alexander Clark, painter and decorator. Alexander Clark (1881-1971) began as a painter and paper hanger in Palmerston North circa 1906. He soon opened a shop at 15 Fitzherbert Avenue, eventually trading as Alexander Clark Ltd. The letter would have been written as Clark left Dunedin to settle in Palmerston North.

 
Alexander Clark biography notes

Alexander Clark biography notes

Alexander Clark (1881-1971) began as a painter and paper hanger in Palmerston North circa 1906. He soon opened a shop at 15 Fitzherbert Avenue, eventually trading as Alexander Clark Ltd. The business was onsold in 1978. These notes were compiled for the newspaper, and include edits by Alexander Clark.

 
Alexander Clark Trade Stall

Alexander Clark Trade Stall

Alexander Clark Ltd was a furniture and home decorating shop at 15 Fitzherbert Avenue, Palmerston North. It was begun by Alexander Clark, a painter and decorator. This negative comes from the Elmar Collection - a large series of semi-identified and unidentified images from the 1930s-1970s.

 
Lakina Sione, Youth Space staff member

Lakina Sione, Youth Space staff member

Lakina (Lucky) Sione seen standing beside the roses from Bloom. These roses were displayed at the Supper Concert, with James Tait-Jamieson and Chris Dann, held 8 November 2019, part of Local History Week 2019.

Creator
Date
November 8, 2019
Place
Palmerston North
 
Niue language Week display 2019

Niue language Week display 2019

An example of the types of displays in the Awapuni Library. This was to celebrate the Niue Language Week.  Irene Crawford-Kaleopa The theme for 2019: Tokiofa, ofania, mokoina e vagahau Niue, which means Treasure, love and cherish the Niue language. 

 
Civic Administration Building

Civic Administration Building

The Palmerston North City Council CAB, that straddles the road between Main Street and The Square. it was opened in 1980 and is an example of Brutalism architecture. The 'rounded' wall in front of the five storeyed building houses Bethany's restaurant and the Council Chamber.

Creator
Date
November 7, 2019
Place
The Square, Palmerston North
 
Corner of Rangitikei Street and The Square

Corner of Rangitikei Street and The Square

Looking across from The Square to the corner of Rangitikei Street. Central is The Hub, an accommodation block, and opposite (to the right) is the former BNZ building.

Creator
Date
November 7, 2019
Place
Corner of Rangitikei Street and The Square
 
Clock tower in The Square

Clock tower in The Square

Looking past the bus car parks in The Square to the clock tower. The clock tower was built in 1955, after a donation by Arthur Hopwood, a local businessman. In front of the clock tower can be seen the war memorial erected in 1926. The Square has undergone substantial changes since the clock tower was constructed.

 
Entrance to the Palmerston North central library

Entrance to the Palmerston North central library

This entrance to the City Library is on The Square. The ramp leads up to the main doors into the library on the Mezzanine Floor. The library was opened in 1996, after the conversion of a former department store in a library. It was first built by the C M Ross Co. Ltd (Roscos) in 1927 to 1928. Athfield Architects were the architects for the library renovation.

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