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House at 119 Fitzherbert Avenue

House at 119 Fitzherbert Avenue

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, Maori Battalion Hall

Memorial, Maori Battalion Hall

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.

 
Palmerston North City Council 1989 - 1992

Palmerston North City Council 1989 - 1992

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.

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Date
1989
Place
Council Chambers, The Square, Palmerston North
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St Oswald's Church

St Oswald's Church

St Oswald's church, corner of Featherston and Kingswood Streets, Palmerston North.

Creator
Date
November 17, 2017
Place
Corner of Kingswood and Featherston Street, Palmerston North
 
Whitcoulls on Broadway closes its doors

Whitcoulls on Broadway closes its doors

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.

 
Event Central on 60+ Clubs Day

Event Central on 60+ Clubs Day

Enjoying the opportunity to find out about over 60 clubs who set up stalls and displays in the Palmerston North Central Library.

Creator
Date
July 26, 2018
Place
George Street, Palmerston North
 
Matron of Rostrata Maternity Home

Matron of Rostrata Maternity Home

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.

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Date
May 1962
Place
Corner of Ferguson and Ruahine Street, Palmerston North
 
Chapman family home

Chapman family home

Rear view of the 8-roomed family home, ‘corner of Boundary Road and Kairanga Road’ (present-day Tremaine Avenue and Botanical Road), on the 71-acre farm then occupying the north-western corner of Palmerston North. William Chapman and his family, previously of Hope Farm, in the hills above Petone, moved here in April 1901, setting up a combined sheep and dairy farming business. They later moved to No 77, Kairanga Road; by 1918 the house shown here had disappeared. Identifiable in the picture are: William Chapman (1861-1941 – on the right), his wife Jane (1854-1944 – wearing apron), mother Jessie (in chair – 1822-1903), younger son Will (leftmost of the two boys – 1895-1918) and second daughter Aggie (standing left on the veranda – 1890-1967).

Creator
Date
circa 1902
Place
Corner of Tremaine Avenue and Botanical Road
 
John Waldegrave with Homemade Bicycle

John Waldegrave with Homemade Bicycle

This image was taken for a story that ran in the Manawatu Evening Standard on 25 August 1965 with the caption, "John Waldegrave and his homemade bicycle."

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Date
August 1965
Place
Palmerston North
 
Slime Time with Youthline at Awapuni Library

Slime Time with Youthline at Awapuni Library

Youthline youth workers Matt and Leah entertain children at a slime making session held at the Awapuni Library over the school holidays.  Lots of messy fun had by all!

Creator
Date
October 2018
Place
College Street, Palmerston North
 
Slime Time with Youthline at Awapuni Library

Slime Time with Youthline at Awapuni Library

 Youthline youth workers Matt and Leah entertain children at a slime making session held at the Awapuni Library over the school holidays.  Lots of messy fun had by all! 

Creator
Date
October 2018
Place
College Street, Awapuni
 
The Engineers Song

The Engineers Song

From the Griffiths collection. Number 6 Works County, N.Z.E. Number 2 Section. A copy of "The Engineers Song". From World War Two.

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Date
circa 1939 to 1945
Place
New Zealand
 
Palmerston North Settlers' Collection

Palmerston North Settlers' Collection

A resource created by Palmerston North Branch NZ Society of Genealogists ++**What is the Palmerston North Settlers Collection?**++ It consists of files of documents, photographs and stories contributed by families about their relatives who lived in or near Palmerston North. It was accumulated over a 30 year period, and collated by Noeline Penny for the Palmerston North Branch of the New Zealand Society of Genealogists. The collection also aims to list all published information about these families, including booklets, newspaper articles etc. ++**What is the scope of this collection?**++ Initially it was intended to include families living in Palmerston North and its immediate farming environs, in the period 1875-1900. However, contributions have been received for some families further afield in the Manawatū, and some for more recent times.

 
Palmerston North City Council 1995 - 1998

Palmerston North City Council 1995 - 1998

Elected Councillors for Palmerston North. From left Back row: Cr J P McCarty; Cr P J Kelly; Cr R A C Stewart; Cr L A Baty; Cr W I Cruden. Middle row: Cr H L Tanguay, Cr A R Wall; Cr C H Allan; Cr W M Davis; Cr M L Brown. Front row: Cr J S Robson; Cr D J Ireland; His Worship the Mayor Paul Rieger; Cr B J Forde; Cr V J Chettleburgh. Not present: Cr R R Harrison

Creator
Date
1995
Place
Palmerston North
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The Globe Theatre, September 2018

The Globe Theatre, September 2018

The Globe Theatre is home to Palmerston North’s community drama groups and performance schools, as well as hosting a multitude of national and international theatrical and musical groups and individuals. 

Creator
Date
September 11, 2018
Place
312 Main Street, Palmerston North
 
Palmerston North City Council 1992 - 1995

Palmerston North City Council 1992 - 1995

Elected Councillors for Palmerston North From left Back row: Cr P Kelly (from March 1994); Cr w I Cruden; Cr V J Chettleburgh; Cr R A C Stewart; Cr R R Harrison; Cr L A Baty. Middle row: Cr A H Whitten; Cr A R Wall; Cr V Fitzmaurice; Cr P Y M Marshall; Cr M L Brown. Front row: Cr W M Davis; Cr B J Forde; His Worship the Mayor P W Rieger; Cr J S Robson; Cr C H Allan. Not present: Cr A R Hewitt (1992 - October 1993)

Creator
Date
1995
Place
Palmerston North
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