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This is an auction for PALMERSTON NORTH: A CENTENNIAL HISTORY by G C Petersen

“Palmerston North is one of New Zealand's larger inland cities and this book covers the history of its development from the first European exploration in the 1840s, with pioneer settlers gradually taking up land in the area, which was involved in much dispute and negotiation with the Maori. Thus it was not until the 1870s that formal local government was introduced to the Manawatu region, of which Palmerston North developed as the major centre. In Petersen's excellent centennial history the progress of the greater Manawatu area is an integral component, so his book also covers much regional history.”

CONTENTS:

The Land of Rangitane
The Coming of the Pakeha
The Land is Sold
Papaioea
The Flowing Tide
The Iron Horse
Mill Town
That Up-Country Borough
Church and School
Law and Order: Fire and Water
The Borough Grows: Library and Hospital
Post office and Press
Beauty from Chaos
The Palmerston ?North - Manawatu Railway
Flax: The Big Swamp: The Sandon Tramway
The Widening Circle: Fitzherbert; Fielding; Kairanga; Pohangina
Town Life
Motorcar and Aeroplane
Show Window of the Manawatu
University City.
A Century in Retrospect
Some Political History

Hardback 1973.

254 pages.

Photographs and other illustrations throughout.

The dust jacket is very tatty. Otherwise, the book is in good condition.

The cost of shipping is $4.95, or $6.95 by tracked mail. If you are on rural delivery and want tracked mail, the shipping cost will be $9.95.

There is of course no charge for shipping if you collect this book from my shop in Palmerston North following the auction.

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  • tracked mail$6.95
  • tracked mail for Rural Delivery (RD)$9.95
  • Seller allows pick-ups
  • Seller location: Palmerston North, Manawatu, NZ

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