Palmerston North Clock Tower

Palmerston North Clock Tower

Palmerston North Clock Tower
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Sarah C
Ashtead, UK1,261 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Couples
Well you can't miss it! It's brutal (not as brutal as the council offices!) and startling and at night is lit up beautifully. A real beacon in the middle of town
Written 31 January 2024
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Perry B
Sydney, Australia2,563 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022
It was charming to be here in March after so long being exiled from my homeland. I walked by the Tower at night en route back to the Distinction Hotel and noted how well-lit the area surrounding the Clock Tower now is. The park lawns were pleasant and verdant and one could derive a sense of well being from it.
Written 19 July 2022
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cpcog
Sydney, Australia1,340 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2021
It is alright to go there and spend a short time seeing the clock tower and wander around the area in good weather. However, I don't think it is a must to see comparing to the clock tower in other cities.
Written 19 September 2021
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Robert R
Palmerston North, New Zealand599 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2021
My visit very early in the morning and you are not just looking at the clock tower but everything in the area as well with the Clock Tower being the start of having a good look around. Yes it is just a clock but you have everything else within a short stroll from it like some Great Cafes, l site, toilets, The Plaza and the whole area has had a lot of work over the years and it is a great place to be.
The area would not look the same if the Clock was not here.
Written 9 January 2021
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anthony19482014
Dunedin, New Zealand150 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2020
Palmerston North's Square is uninspiring and the Clock Tower must be one of the least inspiring in New Zealand. At least the prominent illuminated cross has been toned down, but perhaps the entire clock tower should be pulled down and something better put in its place.
Written 6 December 2020
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josh&ben
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2020
There is a chess game and sometimes a fitness place.A tip : never be scared to travel.
This is a really good place
Written 25 May 2020
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LilyChak
Auckland Central, New Zealand2,325 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Family
Its in the center of The Square, Palmerston North. The icon of the city center.
The clock and chimes were moved from the post office after the 1942 earthqake.
Written 2 January 2020
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PalmyGuy
Palmerston North, New Zealand144 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019
Been here at times for RSA services and also just to sit on the steps and have lunch. The tree's etc. in our city are so cool, love autumn and they go golden brown, and at the centre of it all is the iconic clock tower, just a cool place to have lunch, relax and remind yourself we are lucky to live in a nice city.
Written 29 October 2019
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Paul Legate
United Kingdom21,909 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2019
The Hopwood Clock Tower - Kerei Te Panau is an iconic structure in the middle of the Square in Palmerston North and was completed in 1957. It is something I wanted to see when I visited the city and I wasn't disappointed as it is a very striking tower. The clock tower was named after Arthur Hopwood who paid for it's construction. The Maori name for the tower is Kerei Te Panau, the name of a local Rangitane chieftain. The Clock Tower dominates the surrounding area and is worth visiting the square to take a closer look.
Written 10 August 2019
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leoniehastings
Hastings, New Zealand491 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2019 • Solo
Like to look at the clock tower and surrounding square. Beautiful feature in the centre of Palmerston North surrounded by facilities and toilets etc too
Written 15 July 2019
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