Art Deco House at 63 Havill Street Palmerston North
Previously unidentified, this image is part of the Elmer Studios photograph collection.
Previously unidentified, this image is part of the Elmer Studios photograph collection.
The Mataamua building was the first building constructed for the Teacher's Training College. It was subsequentially earthquake strengthened with a metal frame extending round the exterior. The building was scheduled for demolition when the campus was sold to the Wallace Development Company in 2016. For extensive information on the campus, search for Ben Foster's community uploads in Manawatū Heritage.
This image comes from a series of slides taken around Palmerston North in the late 1950s. Many show scenes in The Victoria Esplanade Gardens, but other areas and events around the city are also represented.
A Palmerston North street view taken from the Square, with the T&G clock tower, and the ANZ Bank on the corner of Broadway Avenue, and the Imperial Chambers on the Square itself.
A Palmerston North street view with the Millar & Giorgi, the Meteor Theatre and Watson Bros. in the foreground, and the Post Office in the background. The T&G clock tower can be see behind this street view.
This plan is for the commercial premises of Brick & Pipes Ltd in Featherston Street. The brick building featured an office and storeroom near the street, with a storeroom and garage behind. Today only a portion of the front part of the original building remains. This is owned and maintained by the Hoffman Kiln Trust. Brick and Pipes Limited formed in 1919 and ceased trading in 1983.
An animation made in 2022 by Ngāti Hineaute - Rangitāne O Manawatū Settlement Trust, with Palmerston North City Council to explain what Puanga is and its importance to Manawatū. The first year Matariki was celebrated with a national public holiday was 2022.
This album documents hotel buildings in the lower North Island (excluding the Wellington region), listing them alphabetically by the name of the business. The hotels shown include the: Albion Hotel, Patea; Albion Hotel, Shannon; Albion Hotel, Whanganui; Alton Hotel, Alton; Apiti Hotel, Apiti; Aramoho Hotel, Whanganui; Argyle Hotel, Hunterville; Avoca Hotel, Upokongaro; Ben Nevis Hotel, Turakina; Bourke's Hotel, Kakaramea; Bridge Hotel, Whangaehu; Butler's Reef Hotel, Ōakura; Castlecliff Hotel, Whanganui; Carlton Hotel, Palmerston North; Central Hotel, Hawera; Central Hotel, Napier; Central Hotel, Patea; Central Hotel, Woodville; Clarendon Hotel, Waverley; Club Hotel, Clive; Club Hotel, Marton; Club Hotel, Ōpunake; Club Hotel, Pahiatua; Club Hotel, Palmerston North; Commercial Hotel, Ashhurst; Commercial Hotel, Hawera; Commercial Hotel, Kimbolton; Commercial Hotel, Manaia; Commercial Hotel, Normanby; Commercial Hotel, Stratford; Commercial Hotel, Whanganui; Coronation Hotel, Eltham; Denbigh Hotel, Feilding; Dominion Hotel, Feilding; Egmont Hotel, Hawera; Eltham Hotel, Eltham; Empire Hotel, Feilding; Empire Hotel, Palmerson North; Empire Hotel, Stratford; Federal Hotel, Whanganui; Feilding Hotel, Feilding; Fitzroy Hotel, New Plymouth; Fordell Hotel, Fordell; Grand Hotel, Hastings; Grand Hotel, Palmerston North; Grand Hotel, Whanganui; Gretna Hotel, Taihape; Halcombe Hotel, Halcombe; Hastings Hotel, Hastings; Imperial Hotel, New Plymouth; Imperial Hotel, Palmerston North; Imperial Hotel, Whanganui; Junction Hotel, Norsewood; Junction Hotel, Sanson; Kai Iwi Hotel, Kai Iwi; Mangholm Hotel, Mangaweka; Manawatū Hotel, Foxton; Manutahi Hotel, Manutahi; Masonic Hotel, Ashhurst; Masonic Hotel, Napier; Masonic Hotel, Patea; Masonic Hotel, Waitara; Masonic Hotel, Whanganui; Masonic Hotel, Woodville; Merrylees Hotel, Dannevirke; Midland Hotel, Palmerston North; Mt View Hotel, National Park; Napier Hotel, Napier; Oasis Hotel, Waiouru; Ohakune Hotel, Ohakune; Okiawa Hotel, Okaiwa; Pacific Hotel, Hastings; Post Office Hotel, Pahiatua; Post Office Hotel, Woodville; Provincial Hotel, Napier; Provincial Hotel, Whanganui; Raetihi Hotel, Raetihi; Railway Hotel, Hawera; Railway Hotel, Hunterville; Railway Hotel, Inglewood; Railway Hotel, Marton; Railway Hotel, Palmerston North; Railway Hotel, Woodville; Rangitikei Hotel, Bulls; Red Lion Hotel, Whanganui; Royal Hotel, Bunnythorpe; Royal Hotel, Hawera; Rutland Hotel, Whanganui; State Hotel, New Plymouth; Station Hotel, Whanganui; Taradale Hotel, Taradale; Terminus Hotel, Napier; Waimate Hotel, Manaia; Waitara Hotel, Waitara; Waitōtara Hotel, Waitōtara; Waverley Hotel, Waverley; White Hart Hotel, Hawera; White Hart Hotel, Marton; White Hart Hotel, New Plymouth; Whyte's Hotel, Foxton.
This album documents the Western Brewery Co. Ltd. premises in Bates Street, Whanganui. Photographs include: the despatch office; racking room; cask washing stage; racking machine; fermenting cellar; weiss cylinders; cask pitching room; gyle room; and refrigeration machinery.
Local historians weekly "Back Issues" article in the Manawatū Standard. History of Hokowhitu Lagoon and the first Carnival of the Lake, January 1963. The five day programme was organised by the Palmerston North Public Relations Organisation. The events drew up to 3000 spectators.
A group photograph at the Seventh Day Adventist Oroua Missionary School in Longburn.
This photograph shows a replica of the United States Apollo landing craft on display on the corner of Fitzherbert and Church Street near The Square.
The Centennial Pavilion was constructed in The Square for the 1971 Palmerston North Centennial. Comprised of a series of prefabricated buildings that sat opposite Main Street and the Commercial Hotel, the Centennial Pavilion was a meeting hall used by the community. It was relocated to Kaimanawa Street in 1980, where it became the Kelvin Grove Community Centre.
As part of the event celebrating NZ Fire Services, children are seen riding on one of the older fire engines around the Square. The clock tower can be seen in the background
A street view of Broadway Avenue at night. The photograph is taken from George Street and includes Coleman Place, with Hallenstein's Bros. Menswear Shop in the foreground, and decorative (possibly Christmas) lighting on the buildings and hanging suspended over the roadway.
Crowds are gathered for a parade or event in the Square. The photograph was taken by the clock tower, looking towards the Public Library and Watson Bros. Building. There appears to be a raised platform or ship?? with flags parked behind the Lion's Den.
Crowds are gathered for a parade or event in the Square. The photograph was taken from the raised berm of the Lion's Den looking towards the Commercial Hotel, and the D.I.C.
A street view of the Palmerston North Public Library, on the corner of Main Street and the Square, taken from beside the Te Peeti Te Awe Awe statue and the rose garden in the Square.
Crowds are gathered to hear the church service held for ANZAC Day at Te Rau o te Aroha - Māori Battalion Hall.
A view of the Square gardens, including the Maple and P.D.C. Buildings in the background. The large oak opposite the Public Library is turning colours with the change of seasons.
A pipe band is marching along Cuba Street passing the Māori Battalion Hall, followed by Returned Servicemen, as part of the ANZAC Day commemorative service.
A crowd is watching a parade or procession (possibly for the Ranfurly Shield) on the Church Street side of the Square. Manawatu Meat, Ideal Cake Shop and Pram House for Toys shops can be seen in the background.
A street view of the Palmerston North Public Library, on the corner of Main Street and the Square, taken from behind the rose garden in the Square. The Harrods Shoe Shop, Bernina Sewing Centre and C.G. Hyde Jewellers can be seen on the ground floor facing the Square.
Picture of the building of the Commercial Union Building, situated on the corner of Rangitikei and King Streets, which was completed in March 1973. The T&G clock tower can be seen behind the construction site. The side of the Bank of New Zealand building is exposed during the construction process.
Newly constructed office building for the ANZ Bank on the corner of Broadway Avenue and the Square.
A fireman can be seen at the top of a wooden extension ladder. Possible part of the parade/event in the Square with the display of vintage fire engines.
Crowds are lining the Square side of the road as a parade passes by. The Fisherman's Corner building has a veranda which is full of spectators watching from an elevated vantage point.
The view looking down Main Street towards the west, once the Railway line had been relocated to Tremaine Avenue. Coles building can be seen on one corner with the Commercial Hotel on the other. This site will become the location of the Palmerston North Civic Administration Building.
Crowds are admiring a number of vintage fire engines, accompanied by firemen dressed in period uniforms. The P.D.C. and Maple buildings can be seen in the rear of the photograph.