Story: Anniversaries

Ōamaru Centennial Memorial Restrooms

Ōamaru Centennial Memorial Restrooms

The government provided a subsidy for centennial memorials, and it encouraged those that had a useful purpose. There were over 250 memorials in total, and Plunket rooms and rest rooms such as these at Ōamaru were common.

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Jock Phillips, 'Anniversaries - New Zealand’s centennial, 1940', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 14 July 2024)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 20 Jun 2012