Armaghdown Motors sold new and used cars, as well as trucks and tractors, at 11 Princess Street. This area of the business advertised and sold Morris cars. Fowler Motors stood at 9 Princess Street.
Businesses on Church Street east side of The Square. From right: Strand Building; Unknown; Manawatu-Oroua Electric Power Board; Pegdens; PDC; Club Hotel. And beyond to St Andrew's Church and the Opera House, either side of Ashley Street.
Three children in swimming suits, presumed to be siblings, sitting on the Peeti Te Awe Awe statue in The Square.
Two young girls in swimming suits making 'daisy chains' in The Square.
Looking down Rangitikei Street to The Square, with the Clock Tower in prominence.
A little girl standing in the grass, perhaps at the Esplanade Gardens. Also see 2017N\_2014-46\_024331
Three girls, presumed to sisters, sitting in the grass.
An unidentified girl stands in the grass, perhaps at the Esplanade Gardens. Also see 2017N\_2014-46\_024331 and 2017N\_2014-46\_024332.
Newly constructed 'Chalet' restaurant, next to the Centennial Lagoon. The building was built by the Palmerston North City Council in the mid 1960's.
Three young unidentified girls, presumed to be sisters, in what is thought to be the Esplanade Gardens.
Three young children, presumed to be siblings, in swimming suits sitting on the Peeti Te Awe Awe statue in The Square. Behind can be seen the PDC department store.
Looking towards The Square, with the Clock Tower in the background. In the foreground is Dalgety & NZ Loan which operated at 45 Rangitikei Street in 1963.
A girl coming down a 'rocket' slide at the Esplanade Gardens.
A young girl coming down a 'rocket' slide at the playground of the Esplanade Gardens.
A young unidentified girl stands in the grass, perhaps at the Esplanade Gardens. Also see 2017N\_2014-46\_024331 and 2017N\_2014-46\_024333.
This public library was the first purpose built building for Palmerston North. It was built in 1929 and served as the Municipal Library until the opening of a new library on the corner of The Square and Main Street in 1965. This image shows the first floor library area. Shops operated on the ground floor, at street level.
Four men with pick and hammers said to be on the construction of the road through the Manawatū Gorge.
A BNZ sign on top of a building.
Two ducklings swimming in a pond.