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Bugler with the New Zealand Army Band

Bugler with the New Zealand Army Band

A member of the New Zealand Army Band in his dress uniform and with his bugle, at the announcement of the Military Tattoo to be held in Palmerston North. This event was attended by many from Linton Army Camp and Ohakea Air Base in the Manawatū along with Council representatives and interested parties.

 
Te Ahuaturanga Block 1956

Te Ahuaturanga Block 1956

Untitled map showing Māori placenames of inland Manawatū. Scale: 1 inch to 1 mile. Annotated as follows: This map is based on a half-scale copy (dated 1860) of JT Stewart's 2 inches to 1 mile survey of 1859. By GL Adkin, Nov 1956.

 
Gathered for the Salvation Army picnic, The Square

Gathered for the Salvation Army picnic, The Square

The Salvation Army was established in Palmerston North in 1883. This photograph was taken in front of the Salvation Army Barracks, later the site of the Municipal Chambers and now 'Square Edge', Arts and Cultural Centre. Note: the photograph has been printed back to front, as evidenced by the writing on the front of the building.

 
Home Movie - Kurt and Hilde Gabriel

Home Movie - Kurt and Hilde Gabriel

Movie taken by Kurt Gabriel. Kurt and his wife Hildegard came from Berlin, Germany to Palmerston North in 1938. Hilde was a lawyer (Heidelberg & Zurich Universities) but unable to practise in New Zealand. In the early 1960s she became a teacher of German at Palmerston North Girls' High School. Kurt was a dentist (Berlin University) whose surgery was in the T \_& \_G Building on Broadway from 1938 until shortly before he died. They lived almost their entire New Zealand life at 179 Fitzherbert Avenue. Kurt died 25 May, 1976 aged 79. Hilde died 15 April, 1991 also aged 79. Their two daughters were born in Palmerston North. Both left New Zealand in their 20s. The movie was created by Kurt pre WWII. No cameras were permitted to be in the ownership of refugees during the war. The movie contains footage of: Koputaroa: Koputaroa Railway Station with Hilde and Mr Kilsby, a local dairy farmer; Hilde with an ice cream tray and.Mr & Mrs Kilsby; the Kilsby's dairy farm; the Schenken 'lift' (container) marked Berlin/Wellington. This container had held Hilde and Kurt's European possessions and was given to the Kilsbys for their use as a farm shed; Foxton? Beach with the Kilsbys; Kurt with high hat waving; back to the farm for milking time. The Esplanade, Palmerston North: Cherry Blossom; Hilde & Kurt walking towards the camera; views across the Manawatu River towards Massey College. Palmerston North: Panorama from the roof of the T & G Building; streets, businesses and vehicles around the Square. Awapuni Race Course Race Day. Garden Party at number 18 of unknown street: Hilde with ice creams and (possibly) George Ormond Wilson; Hilde & Kurt with ice creams; Hilde with (possibly)Mesdames Castleberg and Nathan; Hilde with (possibly) Messrs Castleberg and Nathan. Fitzherbert Avenue Palmerston North: Hilde &.Kurt in their first home between Ferguson Street and College Street prior to their purchasing 179 Fitzherbert Avenue in 1940. Length: 16.13 minutes. Sepia and colour segments. No sound.

Creator
Date
circa 1938
Place
Manawatu area
 
Papaioea Place social housing opening

Papaioea Place social housing opening

From left, Marc Hunter (Managing Director, Latitude Homes) and Graham Wellington (Director Latitude Homes, Central Region), at the opening of new Council housing at 11 Papaioea Place. Latitude Homes were the builders of the complex. Palmerston North City Council's social housing redevelopment project resulted in the completion of 30 new social housing units in stage one. The new units were blessed and opened on 4 March 2019. The new units at Papaioea Place are open-plan, with eco-friendly and futureproof design to help enhance residents' quality of living. All units are double-glazed and well-insulated. They also have the 4-star Lifemark certification. This means the units are equipped to meet tenants' lifetime mobility and agility needs. Twenty more units will be added in Stage 2.

 
Papaioea Place social housing opening

Papaioea Place social housing opening

From left, Graham Wellington (Director Latitude Homes, Central Region), Marc Hunter (Managing Director, Latitude Homes), and Grant Smith (Mayor of Palmerston North) at the opening of new Council housing at 11 Papaioea Place. Latitude Homes were the builders of the complex. Palmerston North City Council's social housing redevelopment project resulted in the completion of 30 new social housing units in stage one. The new units were blessed and opened on 4 March 2019. The new units at Papaioea Place are open-plan, with eco-friendly and futureproof design to help enhance residents' quality of living. All units are double-glazed and well-insulated. They also have the 4-star Lifemark certification. This means the units are equipped to meet tenants' lifetime mobility and agility needs. Twenty more units will be added in Stage 2.

 
Kitchen at new Papaioea Place social housing

Kitchen at new Papaioea Place social housing

Palmerston North City Council's social housing redevelopment project resulted in the completion of 30 new social housing units in stage one. The new units were blessed and opened on 4 March 2019. The new units at Papaioea Place are open-plan, with eco-friendly and futureproof design to help enhance residents' quality of living. All units are double-glazed and well-insulated. They also have the 4-star Lifemark certification. This means the units are equipped to meet tenants' lifetime mobility and agility needs. Twenty more units will be added in Stage 2.

 
"Massey College Tour"

"Massey College Tour"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 3rd April 1963. Form V Agriculture (II) at the Palmerston North Boys' High School was treated to a full tour of Massey University of the Manawatu yesterday under the guidance of two agricultural teachers. With the 29 boys are Messrs R. T. Austin (left) and O. Shaw."

 
"Enrolment Day at Massey University" Waiting to be Enrolled

"Enrolment Day at Massey University" Waiting to be Enrolled

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 20 February 1961 "Today was enrolment day at Massey Agricultural College and the students are now settling down for another year's study. In all the roll this year should be well over 600, and of this figure approximately 100 are overseas students. This photograph shows students sitting outside the enrolment centre with all their luggage. they were awaiting the opportunity to enrol, and have their rooms allotted to them."

Creator
Date
February 20, 1961
 
"Allocating Billets for Winter Tournament" at Massey College

"Allocating Billets for Winter Tournament" at Massey College

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 05 August 1961 "The university winter tournament billet controller, Mr. R.A.S. Lawson (left), and the tournament controller, Mr. C. Palmer (right), allocated billets at Massey Agricultural College today. The allocations will be posted during the weekend. The college still require accommodation for 40 of the 750 students who will attend the tournament."

 
The Vet Tower, Massey University Palmerston North Campus

The Vet Tower, Massey University Palmerston North Campus

The Vet Tower at Massey University. Construction began in the 1960s and completed in the early 1970s. Massey University is the only veterinary school in New Zealand be set up. By 1961 the Council of Massey Agricultural College was invited to establish a veterinary school, and a Faculty of Veterinary Science was formed in 1962. The first intake of students started their veterinary education in the BVSc degree in 1963, the same year that the Massey Agricultural College achieved university status.

 
"Three Russians at Massey College"

"Three Russians at Massey College"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 03 August 1961 "Photographed at Massey College this afternoon were three Russian students who are touring New Zealand universities, The students are (from the left): Mr. Otari Cherkozia, Mrs. Alvira Asrafjeva and Mr. Alexandre Lebedev."

Creator
Date
August 3, 1961
 
McHardy Hall, Massey University

McHardy Hall, Massey University

McHardy Hall was designed by the Public Works Department and built for the Army in 1941, to be used as accommodation for army officers during WWII. It was handed over to Massey Agricultural College (MAC) in 1943, and used as student accommodation. It became known as the Pink Hostel because of its colour. It has been used as staff offices by the University for some time from 1960s-2000s. McHardy Hall was named for the former owner of the site of Massey Agricultural College. Photographs taken for Massey University walk, Local History Week 2010. Tour guide Louis Changuion, archivist, Massey University.

 
Science Block, Massey Agricultural College

Science Block, Massey Agricultural College

The Sir Geoffrey Peren Building (named for the first principal of Massey Agricultural College, previously known as the Old Main Building and the Main Science Building) was designed by Roy A. Lippincott in the Spanish Mission / Mission Revival style. It was built by Fletcher Construction, with its foundation stone laid in 1929 and opening in 1931. As the main building of Massey Agricultural College it housed lecture rooms, teaching and research laboratories, a library, assembly hall, students' common room and staff studies. It is now used for offices, teaching and research.

Creator
Date
circa 1945
 
"Massey Capping Ceremony"

"Massey Capping Ceremony"

A student shakes hands with Massey College Professor at a Capping Ceremony.

Creator
Date
May 1961
 
"Unesco Head Visits Massey College"

"Unesco Head Visits Massey College"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 26 January 1961: "The Assistant Director-General of Unesco, Mr. M.S. Adiseshiah (far right), called at Massey Agricultural College today to study agrucultural training facilities for students from Asia and Africa. He is see with Professor A.L. Rae, the head of the sheep husbandry department of the college. At the back left is Mr. D.G. Shouler, secretary of the National Commission of Unesco."

Creator
Date
January 26, 1961
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