Found 687 results

Narrow search resultsHideFilters

 
Noodles 'N Dumplings

Noodles 'N Dumplings

Noodles "N Dumplings is a Chinese restaurant in Coleman Place. The building was built in 1906 for J A Nash and Co and shop ran through to Cuba Street.

 
Former ANZ Bank Chambers

Former ANZ Bank Chambers

This building, on the corner of Te Marae o Hine/The Square and Coleman Place, was designed by architectural firm Penty & Lawrence, (Francis Penty and Charles Alexander Lawrence) in 1912. It now houses a number of small businesses.

 
Palmerston North City Library

Palmerston North City Library

The Palmerston North City Library building was originally built as the C M Ross (Rosco) department store in 1927-1928. In 1992 it was bought by the Palmerston North City Council and converted into a new City Library. Ian Athfield, the architect, maintained much of the facade and original features but the building was extensively rebuilt and enlarged to become the building it is today.

 
"Ladies Rest"

"Ladies Rest"

The Ladies Rest Rooms were built in the art deco style in 1936 and stand on the site of the original ladies’ toilets which had opened in 1918. In 2004 an information centre and unisex toilets were added to the Ladies Rest.

 
Palmerston North War Memorial

Palmerston North War Memorial

The Palmerston North cenotaph was constructed in the centre of The Square in 1926 to commemorate those who died in World War One. It has since had names added to commemorate all those local men who have died in wars or conflicts. the memorial is a replica of one in Folkstone, England.

 
Palmerston North City Council administration building

Palmerston North City Council administration building

The Palmerston North City Council CAB, that straddles the road between Main Street and Te Mare o Hine/The Square. It was opened in 1980 and is an example of Brutalism architecture. This view includes some of the Pacific Sculptures that were created in 2000, and some of the pou that were erected in 1990.

 
Peeti Te Awe Awe statue

Peeti Te Awe Awe statue

The statue of Peeti Te Awe Awe, commissioned by his sister Ereni Te Awe Awe, was erected on the northern side of The Square in 1907. It was designed by Harold Anderson, a local artist and photographer, and made of white carrara marble. Te Peeti Te Awe Awe (c 1820-1884), a Chief of the Rangitāne Tribe, was prominent in the establishment of Palmerston North.

 
"Ghost of the Huia" sculpture

"Ghost of the Huia" sculpture

"Ghost of the Huia" (2010) is an artwork by Paul Dibble. The sculpture sits on the corner of Te Mare o Hine/The Square and Church Street, opposite Square Edge. It is a tribute to the memory of the Huia - last sighted in the Tararua Ranges in 1907. It is made of cast bronze and corten steel.

 
Square Edge

Square Edge

Square Edge is an arts and cultural centre, housing related businesses, a gallery, cafe and community group offices. This building was built as the Civic Administration building for the Palmerston North City Council in 1944 - 1945. It was designed by Thorrold Jaggard, Architects

Creator
Date
2018
Place
47 The Square, Palmerston North
 
All Saints Church

All Saints Church

All Saints Anglican Church is in Church Street, on the edge of The Square. It was built in 1914, replacing the former Anglican Church. It is currently designated an earthquake risks and plans are underway to strengthen the building, add additional street front features.

 
View from City Library

View from City Library

A view from the City Library staff balcony on the 3rd floor. View overlooks the top of the Nash Building in George through to the Saddlery and automotive shop on Andrew Young Street, and beyond. In the foreground can be seen the heating/cooling system on the 2nd floor roof of the library. ​

 
Poetry on City Library windows

Poetry on City Library windows

Poem by Leonel Alvarado, that was affixed to the George Street windows of the Central Library in Palmerston North. Through the window can be seen the computer area of the library. Leonel Alvarado was born in Honduras, and since 2002 has lived in Palmerston North. He is a poet and senior lecturer in Spanish in Massey University’s school of humanities. He also started the annual Latin American Film Festival at the City Library. The poem on this window is entitled, "Second-hand Wood"

Creator
Date
January 15, 2021
Place
George Street, Palmerston North
 
Poetry on City Library windows

Poetry on City Library windows

Poems by Leonel Alvarado, that were affixed to the George Street windows of the Central Library in Palmerston North. Through the window can be seen the computer area of the library. Leonel Alvarado was born in Honduras, and since 2002 has lived in Palmerston North. He is a poet and senior lecturer in Spanish in Massey University’s school of humanities. He also started the annual Latin American Film Festival at the City Library. The poems on these windows are entitled, "Second-hand Wood" and "On the Uses for Lemons".

Creator
Date
January 15, 2021
Place
George Street, Palmerston North
 
Mural in Te Manawa courtyard

Mural in Te Manawa courtyard

This mural, in the courtyard of Te Manawa, was created by Heneriata te Whata of Palmerston North. It was created as part of the Street Prints Papaioea project in 2020. ##### ​

Creator
Date
2020
Place
326 Main Street, Palmerston North
 
Te Manawa

Te Manawa

Te Manawa is a museum, art gallery and science centre in Palmerston North, New Zealand. It is operated by the Te Manawa Museums Trust, a charitable trust incorporated on 20 August 1999

Creator
Date
September 18, 2018
Place
326 Main Street, Palmerston North
 
Te Manawa signage

Te Manawa signage

The Te Manawa sign can be seen on Main Street. Te Manawa is a museum, art gallery and science centre in Palmerston North, New Zealand. It is operated by the Te Manawa Museums Trust, a charitable trust incorporated on 20 August 1999

Creator
Date
September 18, 2018
Place
326 Main Street, Palmerston North
 
Caccia Birch House improvements
Photo 2Photo 3Photo 11Photo 10Photo 9+4
More

Caccia Birch House improvements

These photographs show the back entrance to the Caccia Birch House kitchen. Iimprovements were made to this entrance at the back of the house in 2020. Caccia Birch House was designed by L. G. West and built for Jacob Nannestad, a sawmiller, in about 1892. In subsequent years it was owned by Jack Strang and then William Caccia Birch, after whom it was named. After Caccia Birch's death it was gifted to the NZ Government, in 1941, and was variously used by the army in WWII, as a convalescent home for nurses, and by both Victoria and Massey Universities. The house has been owned by Palmerston North City Council since 1984 and has been restored and renovated as a conference and function centre. It is a Category 1 listed building with the New Zealand Historic Places Trust because of its historical and architectural and community significance.

 
Second Floor of Palmerston North City Library

Second Floor of Palmerston North City Library

The second floor of the Palmerston North City Library at 4 The Square. This image shows the floor arranged for a Supper Concert during Local History Week 2019. The library building was built as a department store for the C M Ross Co. in 1927-1928. The second floor was used as the tearooms and supper concerts were among the many activities that took place there over the years.

 
James Tait-Jamieson at the Palmerston North City Library

James Tait-Jamieson at the Palmerston North City Library

A Supper Concert was held as part of Local History Week 2019. James Tait-Jamieson, singer and saxophonist, along with Chris Dann, pianist, entertained with 1940s tunes. The library building was built as a department store for the C M Ross Co. in 1927-1928. The second floor was used as the tearooms and supper concerts were among the many activities that took place there over the years.

Creator
Date
November 2019
Place
4 The Square, Palmerston North
 
Supper Concert on the Second Floor of the Palmerston North City Library

Supper Concert on the Second Floor of the Palmerston North City Library

A Supper Concert was held as part of Local History Week 2019. James Tait-Jamieson, singer and saxophonist, and Chris Dann, pianist, entertained with 1940s tunes. The library building was built as a department store for the C M Ross Co. in 1927-1928. The second floor was used as the tearooms and supper concerts were among the many activities that took place there over the years.

 
Supper Concert on the second Floor of the Palmerston North City Library

Supper Concert on the second Floor of the Palmerston North City Library

A Supper Concert was held as part of Local History Week 2019. James Tait-Jamieson, singer and saxophonist, and Chris Dann, pianist, entertained with 1940s tunes. The library building was built as a department store for the C M Ross Co. in 1927-1928. The second floor was used as the tearooms and supper concerts were among the many activities that took place there over the years.

 
Second Floor of the Palmerston North City Library

Second Floor of the Palmerston North City Library

The second floor of the Palmerston North City Library at 4 The Square. This image shows the floor arranged for a Supper Concert during Local History Week 2019. The library building was built as a department store for the C M Ross Co. in 1927-1928. The second floor was used as the tearooms and supper concerts were among the many activities that took place there over the years.

 
Palmerston North COVID testing station

Palmerston North COVID testing station

The Palmerston North COVID19 testing station in Main Street, Palmerston North. Two nurses in PPE gear await people who require a test for the Corona virus. The mobile station was set up outdoors in a car park during the pandemic of 2020-2021. ​

 
Rugby team

Rugby team

Kia Toa rugby players posing for photograph on the field. Edward (Ted) Freeman is 6th from the right.

Creator
Date
circa 1920
Place
Palmerston North
 
Kia Toa rugby team

Kia Toa rugby team

Kia Toa Club rugby players and officials. Kia Toa was a Palmerston North club. Edward (Ted) Freeman is 4th from left in the back row.

 
Workmen outside F Needham

Workmen outside F Needham

Tradesmen and office staff stand outside the premises of F Needham, Building contractor and Joiners and Needham and Ramsey, Plumbers and Drain Layers. Frederick Needham ran his business from 46 Rangitikei Street and 22 North Street in Palmerston North.

 
Myra Freeman

Myra Freeman

Myra Millicent Freeman sitting next to one of the ornamental cannons in The Square, Palmerston North. Myra (nee Silvester) was the wife of Edward (Ted) Freeman. They married in 1928.

Creator
Date
circa 1930
Place
The Square, Palmerton North
 
Workmen outside Ward Bros building

Workmen outside Ward Bros building

Charles Edmund Freeman (2nd left, back row) and other painter/decorators outside the Ward Bros building in Cuba Street, Palmerston North.

Creator
Place
Palmerston North
Tags
 
Palmerston North UFSD Board of Management

Palmerston North UFSD Board of Management

The United Friendly Societies Board of Management in 1979. Back row: D Horman; H C Freeman (Trustee); F Rose; E S Freemam; R Eyre (Secretary) Front row: F Manning (Trustee); A B MacMillan (President); W Potbury (Treasurer).

 
Lloyd Morgan and Maurice Sexton

Lloyd Morgan and Maurice Sexton

Lloyd Morgan, International (world) President for Lions, and Maurice Sexton, former World President for Jaycees, for New Zealand. Maurice Sexton was also a Palmerston North City Councillor and the Chair of the Manawatu-Wanganui Area Health Board.

Load Items 31 to NaN