Welcome to Kete New Plymouth - Taranaki's online digital archive of current and historical local events, people, places and experiences.

The Kete is a place for people to share and discover stories, images, video and audio relating to life in Taranaki. We invite members of the community to register and contribute their own experiences to our ever-expanding basket of knowledge; ensuring that this information is retained for all New Zealanders, now and in the future. 

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98 Pendarves Street 2017

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A permit was granted by the Borough Council to Eberly and Morgan? on 11 July 1925 for the construction of a house on Part Town Section 770, Bulteel Street – S. R. Smith was the builder, and the estimated construction cost was £1100.   

47 Ballance Street 2017.

47 Ballance Street 2017

2017 View: By Hamish Crimp

A permit was granted by the Borough Council to Richard Burke on 29 June 1925 for the construction of a house on Section 39, Ballance Street – Burke was the builder, and the estimated construction cost was £1000.      

See Taranaki Land Deeds Index I14, page 530

A permit was granted to New Plymouth solicitor Albert Garnet Anderson on 5 May 1925 for the construction of a residence on Lot 3, Carrington Road - Frank E. Cooper was the builder, and the estimated construction cost was £800.

The addition of a top storey in a different style to the original home and the replacement of the original wooden windows with aluminium alternatives has somewhat reduced the aesthetic appeal of the home. 

A permit was granted to New Plymouth builder Frank E. Cooper on 5 May 1925 for the construction of a residence on Lot 4, Carrington Road - Cooper was the builder, and the estimated construction cost was £1000.

A permit was granted by the Borough Council to W. Journeaux on 16 June 1925 for the construction of a house on 57, Wakefield Avenue (now Brdwood Avenue) – G. S. Burton was the builder, and the estimated construction cost was £520.

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