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Life history of Julia Wallace

Life history of Julia Wallace

Julia Wallace (1907-1991) was Palmerston North's first woman city councillor and principal of Palmerston North Girls' High School. She was involved with many community groups, including being the foundation president of the Manawatū Branch of the Federation of University Women, for which this biography was written.

 
Life story of Winifred Rockell

Life story of Winifred Rockell

Winifred Whiteoak Rockell (nee Slater) (b. 1930) had a varied work history and strong involvement with a number of community groups, including the New Zealand Federation of University /Women. This 'biography' contains a citation written for the awarding of a Massey University Medal in 1993, and CV notes.

 
Biography of Joy Bewley

Biography of Joy Bewley

The Manawatū Branch of New Zealand Federation of University Women celebrated Suffrage Year (1993) with a series of 'Her Stories' of senior members. Joy Bewley (b. 1916) was the first woman in New Zealand with a Geography degree and a teacher's certificate. She had a varied career, mainly related to her interest in geography. She married Norm Bewley in 1949, and they moved to Palmerston North in 1967. Joy was a long time member of NZFUW, joining in 1945.

 
Campbell Street

Campbell Street

Four Palmerston North Architects operated a renovation advice service as part of the Palmerston North City Council’s Community and Housing Improvement Programme (CHIPS) in Campbell Street. The architects involved were David Chapple, Brian Elliot, Eion Davidson and Jack Cantlon. Shown here are Brian Elliott (left) and David Chapple looking at the improvement plan.

 
"Ghost of the Huia" by Paul Dibble

"Ghost of the Huia" by Paul Dibble

Paul Dibble’s _Ghost of the Huia_ sculpture is a tribute to the memory of the extinct huia. A unique native bird, the last confirmed sighting of a live huia was in the Tararua ranges in 1907. The sculpture was created in 2010 and installed the following year by Dibble Art Studio and Zimmerman Art Gallery. The huia is made of bronze, and the base of the sculpture is made from Corten steel.

 
"Ghost of the Huia" by Paul Dibble

"Ghost of the Huia" by Paul Dibble

Paul Dibble’s _Ghost of the Huia_ sculpture is a tribute to the memory of the extinct huia. A unique native bird, the last confirmed sighting of a live huia was in the Tararua ranges in 1907. The sculpture was created in 2010 and installed the following year by Dibble Art Studio and Zimmerman Art Gallery. The huia is made of bronze, and the base of the sculpture is made from Corten steel.

 
42 - 50 George Street, Palmerston North

42 - 50 George Street, Palmerston North

Building plan for new shop at 42-50 George Street, to be built for Mrs J A Nash. Created by H Hickson A.N.Z.I.A., Registered Architect, Palmerston North. Shows elevation to George Street, side section, and Ground and First Floor plans. Building was constructed c. 1925, with an addition to the building (Cuba Street end) built at a later date.

 
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Skandia No. 1, 18 November 1875

This Danish-Norwegian newspaper was produced in Palmerston North on 18 November 1875. The editor was Hjalmar Graff. It is believed that this was the only volume produced. This copy was presented to the Manawatu Evening Standard offices in the 1950s. That organisation passed the copy on to the Palmerston North City Council.

 
The Settlement of Rangiotu

The Settlement of Rangiotu

An unknown author details the arrival of his family in Rangiotu in 1937. The document describes daily life in the area during the 1930s and 1940s. The earlier name for Rangiotu was Puketotara.

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1937
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Rangiotu
 
Craven School Prize Book - Sesame and Lilies

Craven School Prize Book - Sesame and Lilies

This is the inside cover of a copy of Sesame and Lilies by John Ruskin, won by Craven School pupil Juanita "Nita" McHardy in December 1913 for work in Arithmetic. To view the book in its entirety, contact the Ian Matheson City Archives.

 
View of Manawatū River from Te Apiti Wind Farm

View of Manawatū River from Te Apiti Wind Farm

Taken from above Ashhurst, looking towards Palmerston North. The bridge seen is the one at the Ashhurst end of Gorge Road. The photograph was taken during a fundraising walk along the route of the new Gorge Road. Construction of the new road begins early 2020.

 
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Address to A Seifert Esq

An album containing an address from the Directorate of the A & L Seifert Flax Dressing Co. Ltd, to Alfred Seifert Esquire. The company operated the 'Miranui' flax mill near Shannon, and the address celebrates the role of Alfred Seifert in its development and ongoing operation. Signed by the Directors. Colour, hand painted illustrations and text.

 
Letter from Egypt during WWI
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Letter from Egypt during WWI

Letter from Pat (Percival) Argyle. Pat Argyle (1890-1915) was one of the sons of Henry and Alice Argyle of Bunnythorpe. He and his brother Len enlisted in the NZ Expeditionary Forces together and served in World War One. This letter from Pat to his parents is from Zeitoun Camp near Cairo in Egypt. Len and Pat both died at Chunuk Bair in 1915.

 
Letter home from troopship during WWI
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Letter home from troopship during WWI

Letter from Pat (Percival) Argyle. Pat Argyle (1890-1915) was one of the sons of Henry and Alice Argyle of Bunnythorpe. He and his brother Len enlisted in the NZ Expeditionary Forces together and served in World War One. This letter from Pat to his parents is from the ship carrying them to Europe. Len and Pat both died at Chunuk Bair in 1915.

 
Letter home from Gallipoli during WWI
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Letter home from Gallipoli during WWI

Len Argyle (1894-1915) was one of the sons of Henry and Alice Argyle of Bunnythorpe. He and his brother Pat (Percival) enlisted in the NZ Expeditionary Forces together and served in World War One. This letter from Len to his parents, is presumed to be from Gallipoli. Len and Pat both died at Chunuk Bair in 1915.

 
Letter home from Gallipoli during WWI
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Letter home from Gallipoli during WWI

Len Argyle (1894-1915) was one of the sons of Henry and Alice Argyle of Bunnythorpe. He and his brother Pat (Percival) enlisted in the NZ Expeditionary Forces together and served in World War One. This letter from Len to his parents, is presumed to be from Gallipoli. Len and Pat both died at Chunuk Bair in 1915.

 
Letter home from Gallipoli during WWI
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Letter home from Gallipoli during WWI

Len Argyle (1894-1915) was one of the sons of Henry and Alice Argyle of Bunnythorpe. He and his brother Pat (Percival) enlisted in the NZ Expeditionary Forces together and served in World War One. This letter from Len to his parents, is presumed to be from Gallipoli. Len and Pat both died at Chunuk Bair in 1915.

 
Letter home from Egypt during WWI
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Letter home from Egypt during WWI

Len Argyle (1894-1915) was one of the sons of Henry and Alice Argyle of Bunnythorpe. He and his brother Pat (Percival) enlisted in the NZ Expeditionary Forces together and served in World War One. This letter from Len to his parents, was sent from Zeitoun Camp near Cairo in Egypt. Len and Pat both died at Chunuk Bair in 1915.

 
Letter home from Egypt during WWI

Letter home from Egypt during WWI

Len Argyle (1894-1915) was one of the sons of Henry and Alice Argyle of Bunnythorpe. He and his brother Pat (Percival) enlisted in the NZ Expeditionary Forces together and served in World War One. This letter from Len to his parents, was sent from Zeitoun Camp in Egypt. He mentions that they may be sent to the Dardanelles soon. Len and Pat both died at Chunuk Bair in 1915.

 
Letter from Len Argyle during WWI
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Letter from Len Argyle during WWI

Len Argyle (1894-1915) was one of the sons of Henry and Alice Argyle of Bunnythorpe. He and his brother Pat (Percival) enlisted in the NZ Expeditionary Forces together and served in World War One. This letter from Len to his parents, was sent from the ship that took them to Egypt after training at Trentham. Len and Pat both died at Chunuk Bair in 1915.

 
Letter from Len Argyle during WWI
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Letter from Len Argyle during WWI

Len Argyle (1894-1915) was one of the sons of Henry and Alice Argyle of Bunnythorpe. He and his brother Pat (Percival) enlisted in the NZ Expeditionary Forces together and served in World War One. This letter from Len to his parents, was sent from the ship that took them to Egypt after training at Trentham. Len and Pat both died at Chunuk Bair in 1915.

 
Letter from Len Argyle during WWI
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Letter from Len Argyle during WWI

Len Argyle (1894-1915) was one of the sons of Henry and Alice Argyle of Bunnythorpe. He and his brother Pat (Percival) enlisted in the NZ Expeditionary Forces together and served in World War One. This letter from Len to his parents, was sent from the ship that took them to Egypt after training at Trentham. Len and Pat both died at Chunuk Bair in 1915.

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