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Plan of fence and gates at Papaioea Park

Plan of fence and gates at Papaioea Park

Papaioea Park is situated on the corner of Ruahine Street (formerly Terrace Street) and Featherston Streets. The land was acquired by the City Council circa 1921 -1922 and is about 9 acres in size. The fence still exists around the park today (2020).

 
Plan of pavilion at Papaioea Park

Plan of pavilion at Papaioea Park

Papaioea Park is situated on the corner of Ruahine Street (formerly Terrace Street) and Featherston Streets. The land was acquired by the City Council circa 1921 -1922 and is about 9 acres in size.

 
Visit of Queen Elizabeth II to Palmerston North - recorded commentary

Visit of Queen Elizabeth II to Palmerston North - recorded commentary

The Queen, along with her husband the Duke of Edinburgh, visited Palmerston North 7th and 8th of January 1954. The commentary covers the welcome in The Square, the drive around the city streets, arrival at the Grand Hotel, the drive and back to the official reception at Rosco department store, and the next day's drive back around The Square to the royal train. This recorded commentary was made by the National Broadcasting Service, on 12 inch vinyl records. The records were presented to the Palmerston North City Council.

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Date
January 1954
Place
Palmerston North
 
Plan of seating at Municipal Opera House

Plan of seating at Municipal Opera House

The Municipal Opera House of Palmerston North, designed by F J Wilson and built by J Trevor and Sons, was erected in 1904-1905 and opened 12 July 1905. In 1952 it was condemned as unsafe by the Palmerston North City Council and was strengthened and remodelled both inside and out in 1955. It was sold by the PNCC to a businessman in 1996 and demolished.

 
Rate book 1921 - 1922 M - Z
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Rate book 1921 - 1922 M - Z

Palmerston North Borough Council rate book, listing rate payers for the years (1 April - 31 March) 1921 - 1922. Gives names, street, owner (if different to rate payer), legal description of property, capital and unimproved values and rates paid.

 
Bridge over Turitea River at 1st crossing

Bridge over Turitea River at 1st crossing

Contract 27. Plans of bridge construction by Mr Stanley Bruce , C.E. Engineer for the Fitzherbert Road Board, c. 1889 - 1901.

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Date
1890
Place
Turitea
 
Longburn Junction plan

Longburn Junction plan

Wellington Manawatu Railway. Enlarged from tracing signed H P Higginson, by Alex Dundas, Auth. Surveyor. Shows the position of buildings, railway lines, road lines and land to be purchased by Company and Government. Also shows where properties for these people: Mowlem, Collis, Batt, Carey, Keeble and Riddiford. ​

 
Survey Plans (subdivisions) 1938 - 1951
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Survey Plans (subdivisions) 1938 - 1951

A volume containing survey plans (subdivisions) numbered in consecutive order. Some came from the City Engineer's Department, prior to the creation of the City Planner's Department. They include drawings produced by Council staff and outside consultants (engineers, surveyors and architects). Volume 2 contains numbers 335 to 690.

 
Survey Plans (subdivisions) 1902 - 1939
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Survey Plans (subdivisions) 1902 - 1939

A volume containing survey plans (subdivisions) numbered in consecutive order. Some came from the City Engineer's Department, prior to the creation of the City Planner's Department. They include drawings produced by Council staff and outside consultants (engineers, surveyors and architects). Volume 1 contains numbers 3 to 330.

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Rate book 1922 - 1923 A-L
Rate book 1922 - 1923 A-LRate book 1922 - 1923 A-LRate book 1922 - 1923 A-LRate book 1922 - 1923 A-LRate book 1922 - 1923 A-L+119
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Rate book 1922 - 1923 A-L

Palmerston North Borough Council rate book, listing rate payers for the years (1 April - 31 March) 1922 - 1923. Gives names, street, owner (if different to rate payer), legal description of property, capital and unimproved values and rates paid.

 
Rate book 1920 - 1921, M-Z
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Rate book 1920 - 1921, M-Z

Palmerston North Borough Council rate book, listing rate payers for the years (1 April - 31 March) 1920 - 1921. Gives names, street, owner (if different to rate payer), legal description of property, capital and unimproved values and rates paid.

 
Rate book 1922 - 1923 M-Z
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Rate book 1922 - 1923 M-Z

Palmerston North Borough Council rate book, listing rate payers for the years (1 April - 31 March) 1922 - 1923. Gives names, street, owner (if different to rate payer), legal description of property, capital and unimproved values and rates paid.

 
Rate book 1919 - 1920 M-Z
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Rate book 1919 - 1920 M-Z

Palmerston North Borough Council rate book, listing rate payers for the years (1 April - 31 March) 1919 - 1920. Gives names, street, owner (if different to rate payer), legal description of property, capital and unimproved values and rates paid.

 
Rate book 1920 - 1921, A-L
Rate book 1920 - 1921, A-LRate book 1920 - 1921, A-LRate book 1920 - 1921, A-LRate book 1920 - 1921, A-LRate book 1920 - 1921, A-L+95
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Rate book 1920 - 1921, A-L

Palmerston North Borough Council rate book, listing rate payers for the years (1 April - 31 March) 1920 - 1921. Gives names, street, owner (if different to rate payer), legal description of property, capital and unimproved values and rates paid.

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1920 to 1921
 
Rate book 1921 - 1922 A-L
Rate book 1921 - 1922 A-LRate book 1921 - 1922 A-LRate book 1921 - 1922 A-LRate book 1921 - 1922 A-LRate book 1921 - 1922 A-L+111
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Rate book 1921 - 1922 A-L

Palmerston North Borough Council rate book, listing rate payers for the years (1 April - 31 March) 1921 - 1922. Gives names, street, owner (if different to rate payer), legal description of property, capital and unimproved values and rates paid.

 
Celebration of the millionth issue at the Palmerston North Public Library

Celebration of the millionth issue at the Palmerston North Public Library

A prize was presented to the millionth issue borrower of a library item. The winner is believed to be Mrs Killington.

 
Mayor Paul Rieger

Mayor Paul Rieger

Mayor Paul Rieger, with unknown person, attending an exhibition to celebrate 112 years of Palmerston North City Council

 
Ian Malcolm and wife, on his retirement as City Librarian

Ian Malcolm and wife, on his retirement as City Librarian

Ian Malcolm and his wife, cutting the cake at his retirement from the role of City Librarian in Palmerston North.The occasion took place at the former library on the corner of Main Street and The Square. Ian Malcolm was librarian from 1969 - 1989.

 
Ian Malcolm's farewell as City Librarian

Ian Malcolm's farewell as City Librarian

Anthony Lewis, incoming City Librarian, presents a gift to Ian Malcolm on his retirement from the Palmerston North Public Library. The occasion took place at the former library on the corner of Main Street and The Square. Ian Malcolm was librarian from 1969 - 1989.

 
Peter Apthorp farewell from Palmerston North City Council

Peter Apthorp farewell from Palmerston North City Council

Peter Apthorp (1933 - 2009) speaking at his retirement function, with his wife. Apthorp was the Town Clerk at Palmerston North City Council from 1974 - 1989, after joining the Council in 1964.

 
Visit of Chinese Ambassador to Palmerston North

Visit of Chinese Ambassador to Palmerston North

On the occasion of the Chinese Ambassador's visit to Palmerston North. Ni Zhengjian was the Chinese Ambassador to New Zealand at the time. It took place at the Convention Centre. From left, centre: wife of the Chinese Ambassador; Chinese Ambassador; Mayoress, Mrs Rieger; Mayor, Paul Rieger.

 
Visit of Chinese Ambassador to Palmerston North

Visit of Chinese Ambassador to Palmerston North

On the occasion of the Chinese Ambassador's visit to Palmerston North. Ni Zhengjian was the Chinese Ambassador to New Zealand at the time. From left: Councillor Mervyn (Merv) Hancock; Unknown; Chinese Ambassador; Mayor, Paul Rieger.

 
Visit of Chinese Ambassador to Palmerston North

Visit of Chinese Ambassador to Palmerston North

On the occasion of the Chinese Ambassador's visit to Palmerston North. Ni Zhengjian was the Chinese Ambassador to New Zealand at the time. From left: Councillor Waana Davis; wife of the Chinese Ambassador

 
Visit of Chinese Ambassador to Palmerston North

Visit of Chinese Ambassador to Palmerston North

Drinking a toast at the official welcome dinner for the Chinese Ambassador. Ni Zhengjian was the Chinese Ambassador to New Zealand at the time. From left: Unknown; wife of Ambassador; Mayor, Paul Rieger; Chinese Ambassador; Unknown; Unknown.

 
Native Tree planting at Awatea Park

Native Tree planting at Awatea Park

Planting of native trees took place to celebrate the centenary of the first Arbor Day in Palmerston North. Awatea Park is off the corner of Te Awe Awe Street and Fitzherbert Avenue.

 
Native Tree planting at Awatea Park

Native Tree planting at Awatea Park

Planting of native trees took place to celebrate the centenary of the first Arbor Day in Palmerston North. Awatea Park is off the corner of Te Awe Awe Street and Fitzherbert Avenue. Rangi Fitzgerald is standing with spade, and Councillor Bernard Forde is in suit on centre right.

 
Native Tree planting at Awatea Park

Native Tree planting at Awatea Park

Planting of native trees took place to celebrate the centenary of the first Arbor Day in Palmerston North. Awatea Park is off the corner of Te Awe Awe Street and Fitzherbert Avenue. At right is Rangi Fitzgerald. other unknown.

 
Native Tree planting at Awatea Park

Native Tree planting at Awatea Park

Planting of native trees took place to celebrate the centenary of the first Arbor Day in Palmerston North. Awatea Park is off the corner of Te Awe Awe Street and Fitzherbert Avenue. At left is Councillor Bernard Forde. Others unknown.

 
Family at the Palmerston North Public Library

Family at the Palmerston North Public Library

Children being read to in the children's and young people's area of the Palmerston North Public Library. Taken on the occasion of the millionth issue of a library item.

 
Issues and returns area of the Palmerston North Public Library

Issues and returns area of the Palmerston North Public Library

The issues and return area of the Palmerston North Public Library. Behind the desk are librarians Robert Ensing, Lynette Collis, Bernie Roche and Brenda-Ann Symonds. Taken on the occasion of the millionth issue of a library item.

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