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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.

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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.

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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.

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Date
November 7, 2019
Place
The Square, Palmerston North
 
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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

 
Gingko tree and plaque in The Square

Gingko tree and plaque in The Square

This Gingko tree was planted in the Square in 1975, with a plaque that reads: "This tree was planted by the people of Palmerston North on 8 November 1975 to celebrate the inauguration of our campaign to create an ideal society. When 5% of our population are practicing the transcendental meditation techniques of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, crime, sickness and unhappiness will disappear and the age of enlightenment will be established. Jai Guru Dev."

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Date
November 7, 2019
Place
The Square, Palmerston North
 
Matariki Celebration at the Awapuni Library 2019

Matariki Celebration at the Awapuni Library 2019

  Matariki Celebration at the Awapuni Library 2019.   Kai, entertainment, activities and fun! This included Arumaki Pasene-Grennell who brought taonga pūoro to share in a hands on session and tamariki from Te Reo Tupua O Awapuni Kohanga Reo presented us with a lovely, special performance!  Kai also included boil up and fry bread! Yum!

 
Matariki Celebration at the Awapuni Library 2019

Matariki Celebration at the Awapuni Library 2019

Matariki Celebration at the Awapuni Library 2019.   Kai, entertainment, activities and fun! This included Arumaki Pasene-Grennell who brought taonga pūoro to share in a hands on session and tamariki from Te Reo Tupua O Awapuni Kohanga Reo who presented us with a lovely, special performance!  Kai also included boil up and fry bread! Yum!

 
Flower Arrangement for Royal Civic Reception

Flower Arrangement for Royal Civic Reception

Florists at work on the arrangements for the Royal Civic Reception held in the tearooms of the C.M. Ross building. The floral arrangement included 1000 roses, 800 carnations, 800 gladiolies and more. Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip, the Duke of Edinburgh, visited Palmerston North 6-7 January 1954. L-R: V. Hart, Patricia Mason (florist from Feilding), unidentified, unidentified, Margaret O'Brien (floral artsist, Massey College). The donor, Shirley Welch (nee Cleland) was O'Brien's assistant.

 
The Promise of Puanga - A Matariki Show

The Promise of Puanga - A Matariki Show

The Promise of Puanga show was presented by author Kirsty Wadsworth. She used sand art to illustrate the story at the Awapuni Library during the 2019 July school holiday. "There is a bright new star in the winter sky - Puanga, cousin to the Matariki sisters. Each year, she appears to the people of Aotearoa as a special sign that winter and the Maori new year are coming..."

 
The Promise of Puanga - A Matariki Show

The Promise of Puanga - A Matariki Show

  The Promise of Puanga show was presented by author Kirsty Wadsworth. She used sand art to illustrate the story at the Awapuni Library during the 2019 July school holiday. "There is a bright new star in the winter sky - Puanga, cousin to the Matariki sisters. Each year, she appears to the people of Aotearoa as a special sign that winter and the Maori new year are coming..."

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