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Historic Places in Palmerston North

An inventory of the places listed on the Register of the New Zealand Historic Places Trust Pouhere Taonga;  a project of Historic Places Manawatu-Horowhenua Inc.







The records below are the latest revisions of the individual records contained in the book, Historic Places in Palmerston North, printed in 2013 and available from the Publications page of this website and from the Palmerston North City Library.


These records below offer a summary of the information available on each historic place.  The New Zealand Historic Places Trust is actively engaged in research into places of interest in our region and new listings are made from time to time and the reports in the Register updated.   We welcome new details on local places and - contact the Secretary, Historic Places Manawatu-Horowhenua, Box 732, Palmerston North if you have information to contribute.

 If you require further information you may consult the following sources:


You are free to copy this material for non-commercial use.  For all other  purposes permission is required from Historic Places Manawatu-Horowhenua Inc., PO Box 732, Palmerston North.


Palmerston North Central Business District
Regent Theatre

All Saints Church (Anglican)

Cathedral of the Holy Spirit (Catholic)

Grand Hotel Building

Coronation Memorial Fountain

Hitching Post
Te Peeti Awe Awe Memorial Ansett Tower United Manawatu Lodge
Ward Brothers Building Soldiers Club Building Palmerston North Technical College
Old Post Office Chief Post Office Steeles Building
Stubbs Jewellers Building DIC Building Palmerston North Police Station


Massey University

Sir Geoffrey Peren Building Massey University Refectory Building Wharerata
Craiglockhart   Old Dairy Factory


Caccia Birch House
112 Te Awe Awe Street
16 Guy Avenue Kaingahou
642 Pioneer Highway
28 Ranfurly Street 40-44 Ranfurly Street Rangi Marie
3 Rangiora Avenue
781 Rangitikei Line
Cluny Park Station Homestead
726 Rangitikei Line
239 and 241 Ruahine Street
  170 Russell Street  

Other Historic Places

Te Motu-o-Poutoa
FDL Building Hoffman Kiln
Hokowhitu School   Stone Wall, Waipuna Farm



St Mary Magdalene Church Post Office 1033B Napier Road
  294-306 Cambridge Avenue