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Immigration barracks: Palmerston North (2nd of 3)

Immigration barracks: Palmerston North

The Palmerston North immigration barracks were built in 1873 and were first used by the Feilding settlers brought to New Zealand by the Emigrant and Colonists' Aid Corporation in 1874. The structure was later used for hospital purposes.

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Reference: 2008N-Bg12_BUI-1824

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Ben Schrader, 'Housing and government - Immigration barracks to workers’ dwellings', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 July 2024)

Story by Ben Schrader, published 20 Jun 2012