A history of the Linton School and district, to celebrate 100 years of Linton School. Also includes information on James Linton, local governance, local agriculture and Linton Army Camp.
Official souvenir, commemorating the Diamond Jubilee of Palmerston North. The illustrated book was compiled by Robert H Billens and H Leslie Verry and the Organiser was H E Taylor, under the auspices of the Diamond Jubilee of Palmerston North and District Committee, headed by the Mayor, A E Mansford. The book contains a short history of the area, as well as potted histories of some businesses, organisations and institutions, up until 1937. The 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Borough of Palmerston North was celebrated in 1937.
Written by T Lindsay Buick, and sub titled The Wild Days of the West. A history of the Manawatū area, through to 1903 when it was first published. Much of the content is first hand accounts. Chapters entitled: The Land of the Rangitāne; The Second Conquest; The Pakeha; The Rāngitikei-Manawatū Block; The Early Days. Some illustrations contained.
During Local History Week 2016, Graham Slater gave this lecture on the history of the Centrepoint Theatre.
During Local History Week 2016, Sue Forde gave this lecture on the history of the Automobile Association (AA) Manawatu Inc.
Eva Williams (Wildbore) with her children (L-R), Noel, Patricia, and Mervyn.
A report on an archaeological site survey on the coastal strip between the Manawatū River and Rangitikei River. This work done in preparation for the "Foxtangi" Sand Stabilisation Scheme to be undertaken by the Manawatū and Rangitikei-Wanganui Catchment Boards. The survey identified seventeen archaeological sites in the survey area. The report includes maps of the survey area, an inventory of samples taken, and a list of the archaeological sites.
Maps that show ownership of farm land, covering the area from approximately Mangaweka to Levin in the North Island. The index lists the farms according to the owner's name. Produced by Centrepoint Theatre
Map that shows ownership of farm land, covering the area from approximately Mangaweka to Himitangi Beach in the North Island. The index lists the farms according to the owner's name. Produced by John REad Agricultural Consultancy Ltd, Palmerston North. As compiled by Aerial Surveys Limited.
Maps that show farm ownership of land, covering the area from approximately Mangaweka to Paekaikariki in the North Island. the index lists the farms according to the owner's name. Produced by Combined Manawatu Lions Clubs and Oroua Young Farmers Clubs As compiled by Aerial Surveys Limited.
Elected Council for Palmerston North. From left Back row: Cr R W Christmas; Cr W I Cruden; Cr V J Chettleburgh; Cr L A Baty; Cr K J Speirs; Cr P J Kelly. Middle row: Cr A R Wall; Cr M L Brown; Cr M Craig; Cr C H Allan; Cr H L Tanguay. Front row: Cr D J Ireland; Cr J G Jeffries; Mayor J J White; Cr P A C Claridge; Cr R A C Stewart.
Tina White and Cindy Lilburn were recipients of awards from the Palmerston North Heritage Trust for their contributions to local history at Caccia Birch House on Sunday 29 July 2018. See the attached citation for more information.
This swing is situated near one of the tracks around Waitoetoe Park nestled near the treeline. "It's such a beautiful spot and so peaceful for something like the simple pleasure of a gentle sway on a warm sunny day" - from the photographer.
Deborah Rumsey was practising her routine for the forthcoming club championships.
"A walk along the gorgeous Manawatū River". A dog resting in the park with the Ruahine Ranges in the background.
Stroll around the pleasant gardens at the Herb Farm and look for hidden treasures. Great activity for all ages, but children will enjoy spotting the gnomes.
This house was built in the 1910's. A hairdressers and a natural therapist currently use the building as a workplace. According to the QV website, the house was last sold in 1980 for $22,000 Next door, to the left, a new hotel development is taking place.
Memorial alcove within the Maori Battalion Hall on the corner of Cuba and Pitt Streets. Inscribed on brass plates are the names of soliders from the 28th Maori Battalion who died while serving overseas, with photographs of members surrounding the panels. Four carved wooden statues, each uniquely identifying A, B, C & D companies of the Battalion, lie in the foreground on either side of the alcove.
A class photo from Terrace End School, Standard III, 1917. One of these boys is Walter Reginald Hallett and another is likely to be his life-long friend Ray Lawson.
Statue of Whatonga on the Loop Track, Manawatū Gorge.
Walking along Himitangi beach.
On December 24 1953, the five members of the Nicholls family died at Tangiwai Bridge in New Zealand's worst rail disaster. This plaque commemorates the three sons that died. It is situated in "Scouts and Guides Corner" of All Saints Church.
Elected councillors for Palmerston North. From left: Back row: Cr W I Cruden; Cr L A Baty; Cr R A C Stewart; Cr; D J Ireland; Cr R R Harrison. Middle row: Cr P Y M Marshall; Cr J J White; Cr M L Brown; Cr A H Whitten; Cr A Cox; Cr W M Davis. Front row: Cr V J Chettleburgh; Cr B J Forde; His Worship the Mayor P W Rieger; Cr M W Hancock; Cr J S Robson.
Competitors in the Dulux Six-Day Cycle race begin the Palmerston North to Wellington component from the starting line in Fitzherbert Avenue.
Palmerston North A+P Showgrounds circa 1930
St Oswald's church, corner of Featherston and Kingswood Streets, Palmerston North.
Whitcoulls on Broadway, formerly Bennett's Bookshop, closes after over 125 years in business as a bookstore and over 100 years in the building. Taken on an _Huawei GR5 (KII-L22)_ mobile phone.
Enjoying the opportunity to find out about over 60 clubs who set up stalls and displays in the Palmerston North Central Library.
The beautiful White Horse Rapids, Tawa Loop track, Manawatu Gorge
This photograph was taken for the Manawatu Evening Standard around April 5 1962. It shows the matron of Rostrata Maternity Home in Ferguson Street standing on the private hospital's verandah prior to its demolition. Her name is unknown.