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Programme for the Lions Clubs of Manawatu and Middle Districts annual Lloyd Morgan Trust dinner
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Programme for the Lions Clubs of Manawatu and Middle Districts annual Lloyd Morgan Trust dinner

The guest speaker at the 1984 Lloyd Morgan Trust dinner, arranged by local Lions Clubs, was Jimmy Cater, Former President of the United States of America. It was held at the Manawatu Sports Stadium. Lloyd Morgan was the first New Zealander to hold the position of World President of the International Association of Lions Clubs in 1979/80, and the annual dinner was a fundraising event.

 
‘The Birth of Palmerston North’
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‘The Birth of Palmerston North’

A 100 page full size supplement to the Evening Standard newspaper published as part of Palmerston North's Centenary celebrations, marking 100 years since the arrival of pakeha settlers to Palmerston North. Covers a wide range of subjects related to the development of Palmerston North, such as businesses, organisations, services and personalities

 
Evans Family Collection: John and Michael Evans off to school, 5 Mansford Place

Evans Family Collection: John and Michael Evans off to school, 5 Mansford Place

A photographic series prepared by the Prime Minister’s Department in 1947 to attract British migrants. The Evans family of 5 Mansford Place, Palmerston North were selected to show the living conditions of a typical New Zealand family. Betty Evans and baby sees John and Michael off to school. The family had two bikes which were in general use at this time. Betty and Jack Evans biked to work and the boys usually walked about a kilometre to West End School which adjoined the state housing suburb. The family bought a Model A Ford in the 1950s. There were also two younger boys in the family, Tony and Wayne. The baby is Julie Silvester, a neighbour’s baby, chosen to create a picture of the ‘typical’ family of two or three children.

 
Whitaunui Military Defaulters' Camp - Report and nomination for historic heritage site status

Whitaunui Military Defaulters' Camp - Report and nomination for historic heritage site status

In 2018 the site of Whitaunui, the World War II Military Defaulters’ Camp near Shannon, was listed as a Schedule 2 heritage site in the District Plan of the Horowhenua District Council. The three defaulters’ camps in the Shannon district were Paiaka on Springs Road, the adjacent Tyrell’s Farm and Whitaunui on the Shannon Foxton Road. Whitaunui was selected as the heritage site because of its larger size, its archaeological remains and its historical significance in the earlier flax milling industry. This document contains the nomination form as submitted by Historic Places Manawatu-Horowhenua and a section of "Supporting Information on Proposed Plan Change 1 - Technical Assessments of Buildings , Structures and Sites" (as specific to Witaunui) as prepared by Ian Bowman and Val Burr. Historic Places Manawatu Horowhenua were extremely supportive in working over several years for the acceptance of the Whitaunui site as a historic place.

 
'Aviation - Life and Times'

'Aviation - Life and Times'

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.

 
Bradbury's Illustrated Series No. XI. Manawatu and Rangitikei Districts 1
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Bradbury's Illustrated Series No. XI: Manawatu and Rangitikei Districts

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.

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circa 1925
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Manawatū, Kāpiti, Wellington and Rangitikei
 
The Fitzherbert Bridges 1877-1987 - 1
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The Fitzherbert Bridges 1877-1987

From the introduction: "This book is produced by the Rotary Club of Terrace End on the occasion of the opening of the Third Fitzherbert Bridge, March 1987. An historical survey is presented of the first and second bridges whereas the information on the new bridge is mainly technical and involves the method of construction."

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March 1987
 
A Brief History of the Opiki Flax Industry (1902-1919)

A Brief History of the Opiki Flax Industry (1902-1919)

A Brief History of the Opiki Flax Industry (1902-1919), compiled by Ian Matheson on the occasion of the closing of the Opiki Toll Bridge, 22 November 1969. The document includes information pertaining to the Makerua Swamp, the flax fibre market, the "Rangitane", "River", and "Tane" flax mills, the winch-drive wire rope crossing the Manawatū River, the impact of World War One on the industry, and the end of the industry in Opiki.

 
Poems about PDC department store

Poems about PDC department store

The PDC (Premier Department Company) was one of the foremost department stores in Palmerston North. It was on the corner of The Square, where the Plaza is today. These poems were written by Zeta Hope, a former employee of the department store, about the business and the creation of the Plaza. ​

 
Re-dedication of Te Marae o Hine

Re-dedication of Te Marae o Hine

Images from the re-dedication of Te Marae o Hine on Saturday, 3 March, 1990. The following notes were written by City Archivist, Ian Matheson, around the time of the re-dedication. Background: Te Marae o Hine is that part of The Square on which stands the statue of Te Peeti Te Awe Awe and the City Council building. The name, The Courtyard of the Daughter of Peace was offered to Te Peeti Te Awe Awe one hundred and eleven years ago by Matene Te Whiwhi, Paramount Chief of Ngati Raukawa in memory of his ancestress, Rongorito, a famous peacemaker who lived in Waikato thirteen generations ago. Te Peeti Te Awe Awe received the name and offered it to the first Mayor of Palmerston North, George Snelson in the hope that there would be peace between all citizens of Palmerston North. 1990: The City of Palmerston North has commissioned a set of 9 great carvings to be placed in that part of The Square called Te Marae o Hine to form a gathering place for all people. The people of Rangitāne, tangata whenua of this area have imbued these taonga with their mana. They stand as a memorial to Rongorito and a tribute to the vision of Te Peeti Te Awe Awe, Matene Te Whiwhi and George Snelson.

 
Re-dedication of Te Marae o Hine

Re-dedication of Te Marae o Hine

Images from the re-dedication of Te Marae o Hine on Saturday, 3 March, 1990. The following notes were written by City Archivist, Ian Matheson, around the time of the re-dedication. Background: Te Marae o Hine is that part of The Square on which stands the statue of Te Peeti Te Awe Awe and the City Council building. The name, The Courtyard of the Daughter of Peace was offered to Te Peeti Te Awe Awe one hundred and eleven years ago by Matene Te Whiwhi, Paramount Chief of Ngati Raukawa in memory of his ancestress, Rongorito, a famous peacemaker who lived in Waikato thirteen generations ago. Te Peeti Te Awe Awe received the name and offered it to the first Mayor of Palmerston North, George Snelson in the hope that there would be peace between all citizens of Palmerston North. 1990: The City of Palmerston North has commissioned a set of 9 great carvings to be placed in that part of The Square called Te Marae o Hine to form a gathering place for all people. The people of Rangitāne, tangata whenua of this area have imbued these taonga with their mana. They stand as a memorial to Rongorito and a tribute to the vision of Te Peeti Te Awe Awe, Matene Te Whiwhi and George Snelson.

 
Re-dedication of Te Marae o Hine

Re-dedication of Te Marae o Hine

Images from the re-dedication of Te Marae o Hine on Saturday, 3 March, 1990. The following notes were written by City Archivist, Ian Matheson, around the time of the re-dedication. Background: Te Marae o Hine is that part of The Square on which stands the statue of Te Peeti Te Awe Awe and the City Council building. The name, The Courtyard of the Daughter of Peace was offered to Te Peeti Te Awe Awe one hundred and eleven years ago by Matene Te Whiwhi, Paramount Chief of Ngati Raukawa in memory of his ancestress, Rongorito, a famous peacemaker who lived in Waikato thirteen generations ago. Te Peeti Te Awe Awe received the name and offered it to the first Mayor of Palmerston North, George Snelson in the hope that there would be peace between all citizens of Palmerston North. 1990: The City of Palmerston North has commissioned a set of 9 great carvings to be placed in that part of The Square called Te Marae o Hine to form a gathering place for all people. The people of Rangitāne, tangata whenua of this area have imbued these taonga with their mana. They stand as a memorial to Rongorito and a tribute to the vision of Te Peeti Te Awe Awe, Matene Te Whiwhi and George Snelson.

 
Re-dedication of Te Marae o Hine

Re-dedication of Te Marae o Hine

Images from the re-dedication of Te Marae o Hine on Saturday, 3 March, 1990. The following notes were written by City Archivist, Ian Matheson, around the time of the re-dedication. Background: Te Marae o Hine is that part of The Square on which stands the statue of Te Peeti Te Awe Awe and the City Council building. The name, The Courtyard of the Daughter of Peace was offered to Te Peeti Te Awe Awe one hundred and eleven years ago by Matene Te Whiwhi, Paramount Chief of Ngati Raukawa in memory of his ancestress, Rongorito, a famous peacemaker who lived in Waikato thirteen generations ago. Te Peeti Te Awe Awe received the name and offered it to the first Mayor of Palmerston North, George Snelson in the hope that there would be peace between all citizens of Palmerston North. 1990: The City of Palmerston North has commissioned a set of 9 great carvings to be placed in that part of The Square called Te Marae o Hine to form a gathering place for all people. The people of Rangitāne, tangata whenua of this area have imbued these taonga with their mana. They stand as a memorial to Rongorito and a tribute to the vision of Te Peeti Te Awe Awe, Matene Te Whiwhi and George Snelson.

 
Re-dedication of Te Marae o Hine

Re-dedication of Te Marae o Hine

Images from the re-dedication of Te Marae o Hine on Saturday, 3 March, 1990. The following notes were written by City Archivist, Ian Matheson, around the time of the re-dedication. Background: Te Marae o Hine is that part of The Square on which stands the statue of Te Peeti Te Awe Awe and the City Council building. The name, The Courtyard of the Daughter of Peace was offered to Te Peeti Te Awe Awe one hundred and eleven years ago by Matene Te Whiwhi, Paramount Chief of Ngati Raukawa in memory of his ancestress, Rongorito, a famous peacemaker who lived in Waikato thirteen generations ago. Te Peeti Te Awe Awe received the name and offered it to the first Mayor of Palmerston North, George Snelson in the hope that there would be peace between all citizens of Palmerston North. 1990: The City of Palmerston North has commissioned a set of 9 great carvings to be placed in that part of The Square called Te Marae o Hine to form a gathering place for all people. The people of Rangitāne, tangata whenua of this area have imbued these taonga with their mana. They stand as a memorial to Rongorito and a tribute to the vision of Te Peeti Te Awe Awe, Matene Te Whiwhi and George Snelson.

 
Re-dedication of Te Marae o Hine

Re-dedication of Te Marae o Hine

Images from the re-dedication of Te Marae o Hine on Saturday, 3 March, 1990. The following notes were written by City Archivist, Ian Matheson, around the time of the re-dedication. Background: Te Marae o Hine is that part of The Square on which stands the statue of Te Peeti Te Awe Awe and the City Council building. The name, The Courtyard of the Daughter of Peace was offered to Te Peeti Te Awe Awe one hundred and eleven years ago by Matene Te Whiwhi, Paramount Chief of Ngati Raukawa in memory of his ancestress, Rongorito, a famous peacemaker who lived in Waikato thirteen generations ago. Te Peeti Te Awe Awe received the name and offered it to the first Mayor of Palmerston North, George Snelson in the hope that there would be peace between all citizens of Palmerston North. 1990: The City of Palmerston North has commissioned a set of 9 great carvings to be placed in that part of The Square called Te Marae o Hine to form a gathering place for all people. The people of Rangitāne, tangata whenua of this area have imbued these taonga with their mana. They stand as a memorial to Rongorito and a tribute to the vision of Te Peeti Te Awe Awe, Matene Te Whiwhi and George Snelson.

 
Re-dedication of Te Marae o Hine

Re-dedication of Te Marae o Hine

Images from the re-dedication of Te Marae o Hine on Saturday, 3 March, 1990. The following notes were written by City Archivist, Ian Matheson, around the time of the re-dedication. Background: Te Marae o Hine is that part of The Square on which stands the statue of Te Peeti Te Awe Awe and the City Council building. The name, The Courtyard of the Daughter of Peace was offered to Te Peeti Te Awe Awe one hundred and eleven years ago by Matene Te Whiwhi, Paramount Chief of Ngati Raukawa in memory of his ancestress, Rongorito, a famous peacemaker who lived in Waikato thirteen generations ago. Te Peeti Te Awe Awe received the name and offered it to the first Mayor of Palmerston North, George Snelson in the hope that there would be peace between all citizens of Palmerston North. 1990: The City of Palmerston North has commissioned a set of 9 great carvings to be placed in that part of The Square called Te Marae o Hine to form a gathering place for all people. The people of Rangitāne, tangata whenua of this area have imbued these taonga with their mana. They stand as a memorial to Rongorito and a tribute to the vision of Te Peeti Te Awe Awe, Matene Te Whiwhi and George Snelson.

 
Re-dedication of Te Marae o Hine

Re-dedication of Te Marae o Hine

Images from the re-dedication of Te Marae o Hine on Saturday, 3 March, 1990. The following notes were written by City Archivist, Ian Matheson, around the time of the re-dedication. Background: Te Marae o Hine is that part of The Square on which stands the statue of Te Peeti Te Awe Awe and the City Council building. The name, The Courtyard of the Daughter of Peace was offered to Te Peeti Te Awe Awe one hundred and eleven years ago by Matene Te Whiwhi, Paramount Chief of Ngati Raukawa in memory of his ancestress, Rongorito, a famous peacemaker who lived in Waikato thirteen generations ago. Te Peeti Te Awe Awe received the name and offered it to the first Mayor of Palmerston North, George Snelson in the hope that there would be peace between all citizens of Palmerston North. 1990: The City of Palmerston North has commissioned a set of 9 great carvings to be placed in that part of The Square called Te Marae o Hine to form a gathering place for all people. The people of Rangitāne, tangata whenua of this area have imbued these taonga with their mana. They stand as a memorial to Rongorito and a tribute to the vision of Te Peeti Te Awe Awe, Matene Te Whiwhi and George Snelson.

 
Re-dedication of Te Marae o Hine

Re-dedication of Te Marae o Hine

Images from the re-dedication of Te Marae o Hine on Saturday, 3 March, 1990. The following notes were written by City Archivist, Ian Matheson, around the time of the re-dedication. Background: Te Marae o Hine is that part of The Square on which stands the statue of Te Peeti Te Awe Awe and the City Council building. The name, The Courtyard of the Daughter of Peace was offered to Te Peeti Te Awe Awe one hundred and eleven years ago by Matene Te Whiwhi, Paramount Chief of Ngati Raukawa in memory of his ancestress, Rongorito, a famous peacemaker who lived in Waikato thirteen generations ago. Te Peeti Te Awe Awe received the name and offered it to the first Mayor of Palmerston North, George Snelson in the hope that there would be peace between all citizens of Palmerston North. 1990: The City of Palmerston North has commissioned a set of 9 great carvings to be placed in that part of The Square called Te Marae o Hine to form a gathering place for all people. The people of Rangitāne, tangata whenua of this area have imbued these taonga with their mana. They stand as a memorial to Rongorito and a tribute to the vision of Te Peeti Te Awe Awe, Matene Te Whiwhi and George Snelson.

 
Re-dedication of Te Marae o Hine

Re-dedication of Te Marae o Hine

Images from the re-dedication of Te Marae o Hine on Saturday, 3 March, 1990. The following notes were written by City Archivist, Ian Matheson, around the time of the re-dedication. Background: Te Marae o Hine is that part of The Square on which stands the statue of Te Peeti Te Awe Awe and the City Council building. The name, The Courtyard of the Daughter of Peace was offered to Te Peeti Te Awe Awe one hundred and eleven years ago by Matene Te Whiwhi, Paramount Chief of Ngati Raukawa in memory of his ancestress, Rongorito, a famous peacemaker who lived in Waikato thirteen generations ago. Te Peeti Te Awe Awe received the name and offered it to the first Mayor of Palmerston North, George Snelson in the hope that there would be peace between all citizens of Palmerston North. 1990: The City of Palmerston North has commissioned a set of 9 great carvings to be placed in that part of The Square called Te Marae o Hine to form a gathering place for all people. The people of Rangitāne, tangata whenua of this area have imbued these taonga with their mana. They stand as a memorial to Rongorito and a tribute to the vision of Te Peeti Te Awe Awe, Matene Te Whiwhi and George Snelson.

 
Re-dedication of Te Marae o Hine

Re-dedication of Te Marae o Hine

Images from the re-dedication of Te Marae o Hine on Saturday, 3 March, 1990. The following notes were written by City Archivist, Ian Matheson, around the time of the re-dedication. Background: Te Marae o Hine is that part of The Square on which stands the statue of Te Peeti Te Awe Awe and the City Council building. The name, The Courtyard of the Daughter of Peace was offered to Te Peeti Te Awe Awe one hundred and eleven years ago by Matene Te Whiwhi, Paramount Chief of Ngati Raukawa in memory of his ancestress, Rongorito, a famous peacemaker who lived in Waikato thirteen generations ago. Te Peeti Te Awe Awe received the name and offered it to the first Mayor of Palmerston North, George Snelson in the hope that there would be peace between all citizens of Palmerston North. 1990: The City of Palmerston North has commissioned a set of 9 great carvings to be placed in that part of The Square called Te Marae o Hine to form a gathering place for all people. The people of Rangitāne, tangata whenua of this area have imbued these taonga with their mana. They stand as a memorial to Rongorito and a tribute to the vision of Te Peeti Te Awe Awe, Matene Te Whiwhi and George Snelson.

 
Re-dedication of Te Marae o Hine

Re-dedication of Te Marae o Hine

Images from the re-dedication of Te Marae o Hine on Saturday, 3 March, 1990. The following notes were written by City Archivist, Ian Matheson, around the time of the re-dedication. Background: Te Marae o Hine is that part of The Square on which stands the statue of Te Peeti Te Awe Awe and the City Council building. The name, The Courtyard of the Daughter of Peace was offered to Te Peeti Te Awe Awe one hundred and eleven years ago by Matene Te Whiwhi, Paramount Chief of Ngati Raukawa in memory of his ancestress, Rongorito, a famous peacemaker who lived in Waikato thirteen generations ago. Te Peeti Te Awe Awe received the name and offered it to the first Mayor of Palmerston North, George Snelson in the hope that there would be peace between all citizens of Palmerston North. 1990: The City of Palmerston North has commissioned a set of 9 great carvings to be placed in that part of The Square called Te Marae o Hine to form a gathering place for all people. The people of Rangitāne, tangata whenua of this area have imbued these taonga with their mana. They stand as a memorial to Rongorito and a tribute to the vision of Te Peeti Te Awe Awe, Matene Te Whiwhi and George Snelson.

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