Fireplace detail at 'Waimarama', 46 Alfred Street
This house was built 1905 - 1906 for Elizabeth and James Alfred Nash. Nash was both a Mayor and MP for Palmerston North. In 1914 it was sold to T R Moore who named it 'Waimarama'. The house covers 5000 square feet, is built of rimu and kauri and has a 14 foot stud. The panelling in the entrance hall and in the billiard room is rimu. It was designed by Ernest Larcombe and is listed in category 1 of the Historical Places Trust because of historical and architectural significance.