This booklet was produced by the Palmerston North Borough Council to commemorate the 1927 Jubilee. It details a week's worth of special events that took place all about Palmerston North, including an electric light show, a baby show, jazz night, fireworks display and lantern parade.
This programme was printed by the Palmerston North City Council. It gives the schedule and details for the week-long celebrations surrounding the city's Diamond Jubilee in 1937.
A handbook for the first antiques fair held in New Zealand. It was organised by the Palmerston North Public Relations Organisation, modeled on antiques fairs overseas. It attracted dealers from around New Zealand, and was held in the Palmerston North Opera House in Church Street.
A magazine containing information on industry, construction, primary produce, transport and way of life of Palmerston North, Feilding and Marton. Each section also contains a 'Message from the Mayor'. Includes black and white images, local advertisements and lists of businesses. It was part of the "Expands" series of publications highlighting New Zealand's industrial potential and expanding economy of districts covering the whole country over a period of three years.
An historical and architectural overview of the Savage Crescent State Housing Precinct. See also: Savage Crescent State Housing Precinct - Cultural Significance Report (2017Pa\_A175-67\_013824).
Includes a map and history of the area, as well as a list of the attractions .
Stop the 81' Tour. Q.E.C. Hall. 4th November. 8 p.m. Principal Speaker Mr. Sam Ramsamy, Chairman, South African Non-Racial Olympic Committee'. This poster relates to the 1981 Springboks rugby tour of New Zealand. There was considerable protest against the South African team playing throughout New Zealand. A game was held in Palmerston North. Part of a collection of posters that were displayed in the Public Library in the 1970s - 1980s.
Rally Against the Tour. You are invited to join a peaceful rally of all residents of the Manawatu oposed to the Springbok tour. It is your responsibility to ensure that the Government acts to prevent the tour taking place. Post your letter at Lions Den (in Square opposite Post Office) Palmerston North between 7.00 - 7.30 p.m. Friday, 3 July. Manawatu against the Springbok tour Organising Committee. Supporting panel: Bishop Peter Cullinane, Canon David Penman, Robyn Leeming, Joe Walding, Rev Jim Cunningham, Rev Alan Newman, Waana Davis, Ephra Garrett, Professor Ivan Snook, Piri Sciascia, Norm Byrnes. Write to your nearest National Party M.P. He has a responsibility to act on your behalf to ensure the Springbok tour does not take place.' Also includes a sample letter to Mr Michael Cox, M. P. (Represented the Manawatu Electorate 1978 - 1987). Part of a collection of posters that were displayed in the Public Library in the 1970s - 1980s.
This guide to the Esplanade Bush Trail was put together by the Manawatu Branch of the Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society (Inc.). The text was compiled by local scientific members of the society: G Mew (B.A.), R M Greenwood (M.Sc), N C Lambrechtsen (PhD) and I G Andrew (PhD).
This booklet was created by the Manawatu Section of Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society in 1972. It contains relevant information, newspaper clippings and photographs about the rehabilitation project as well as a potted history of the area.
This history of the Palmerston North City Library (1879-1979) was written by Ian W Malcolm, City Librarian at time of publication.
The purpose of this guide, which was created by the Palmerston North City Council in June 1996, was to "outline the principles for the design of housing in residential parts of the city... It provides information and suggestions to assist you in designing or altering your house in a way that maintains its character, complements neighbouring dwellings and enhances the distinctive character of your street." Styles covered include: Cottage, Victorian Villa, Transitional Villa, Californian Bungalow, English Cottage Style, Spanish Bungalow, State House, Post-War Bungalow and Ranch Style.
By I.R. Matheson, Records and Archives Manager Palmerston North City Corporation 1977
This documents details how roading amenities were developed in the early days of the borough of Palmerston.
Manuscript written by Doug Turner of Palmerston North. Doug Turner , born 1931, has spent most of his life in the Manawatu area, and developed an interest in aviation at an early age. He describes his time in the Air Training Corp., through which he obtained a Flying Scholarship and began flying in 1949, his time in the RNZAF as a pilot when called up for compulsory military training in 1952, and, after a break due to family commitments, his return to flying from 1977 to 2013.
Includes a history of the organisation and details about members. See also the Supplement to History of the St John Ambulance Association Manawatu, 1900-1975, which updates the information to 1983.
The front of this illustrated guide to the Manawatu and Rangitikei districts reads, Palmerston North, Feilding, Hunterville, Ashhurst, Foxton, Paraparaumu, Waikanae, Plimmerton, Marton, Bulls, Sanson, Shannon, Levin, Otaki, Titahi Bay. Dairying, stock-raising, sheep-farming, flax-milling. Beautiful coastal, river and mountain scenery. Up-to-date road map. Price: 2/6 E. Bradbury & Co. Publishers, 16 Wyndham St, Auckland.
A short history of the pioneer cottage, "Totaranui," now located at Te Manawa.
"This report was commissioned by the Palmerston North City Council in response to submissions received to the 1990/91 and 1991/92 Palmerston North City Council annual plans which requested that Council initiate a strategy to encourage the retention of the character of the area." This is the first part of that report, which was undertaken during the 1992/93 financial year and aimed to establish the cultural significance of the area.
A family history as written by Patricia Reesby about her Sharp and Parker ancestry. She recounts their history prior to emigrating to New Zealand, and subsequently. Pat is the daughter of Win (nee Parker) and Bill Reesby. Win was the daughter of John and Sarah (nee Sharp), who emigrated to New Zealand c. 1910. After living in Bunnythorpe they settled in Banks Line, Rongotea, where they established a dairy farm. The history largely recounts life on the Rongotea farm and vicinity.
A brief history of both Totaranui and Awahou South School, both of which now reside on the grounds of Te Manawa Museum.
This booklet details the history of the historic cottage Totaranui, which now sits in the Te Manawa Museum complex.
The Totaranui Herb Garden was opened in early 1981 to give visitors an idea about what pioneer gardens might have looked like. This booklet includes a list of some of the native and introduced fauna found in the area that could be foraged for medicinal and household purposes, pioneer recipes and map to the garden's layout.
Four page manuscript written by Corleen Harford, reminiscing about her days working as a waitress in the C M Ross Tearooms as a young woman. The tearooms were on the second floor of the department store overlooking The Square. The C M Ross building is now the Palmerston North City Library.
"Westbrook Disco. This Friday 24th August. 8pm - 12pm. At Westbrook Community Centre, Havelock Ave. Admission $1.50. Sponsored by Manawatu T.V. & Sound, Main Street, Palmerston North". Part of a collection of posters that were displayed in the Public Library in the 1970s - 1980s.
From Near and Far….photographs by Graham Allan. Square Edge. 29 March - 9 April'. Part of a collection of posters that were displayed in the Public Library in the 1970s - 1980s.
Manawatu Art Gallery. Winter Gallery Series presents "Madrigals and Strings". An hour of Ensembles for voices and instruments. Sunday July 19 at 3.00 pm. Admission: $2.00'. Part of a collection of posters that were displayed in the Public Library in the 1970s - 1980s.
Michael Houston. Palmerston North Opera House. Saturday, 5th October at 8p.m. Book at Collinson & Cunninghame'. Part of a collection of posters that were displayed in the Public Library in the 1970s - 1980s.
"Vote 81. Lunch hour lecture - discussion series on election issues. Industry & Union 24 July, Dr Alan Williams Business Tudies Department. Health 1 July, Prof Graeme Fraser Sociology Department. Taxation 8 July, Ms Jan Whitwell Economics Department, Mr Frank Owen Business Studies Faculty. Welfare 15 July, Mr Michael O'Brien Social Work Unit. Education 22 July, Prof Ivan Snook Education Department. The NZ Political System 29 July, Dr Jack Vowles History Department. Rangitane Pavilion. Civic Complex The Square, Palmerston North. 12 Noon. Admission free. Social Science Extension Massey University. Bring Your Lunch." Part of a collection of posters that were displayed in the Public Library in the 1970s - 1980s.
Poster advertising November exhibtions at the Manawatu Art Gallery. 'Perspectives, Photographs by Andrew Ninness, november 9 - december 12. Paul Dibble, november 9 - 29. The Wanganui, Photographs by Anne Noble, november 9 - december 12. James Cook (1904 - 1960), november 9 - 29'. Part of a collection of posters that were displayed in the Public Library in the 1970s - 1980s.