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

New Plymouth Buildings

 

  

Cutfield Road 

Taranaki Street Names

 

 Alpha Flourmill Stones

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N P Cenotaph

Taranaki War Memorials - WWI and WWII

 

Rowe, Henry

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The permit that likley relates to the construction of 48 Pendarves Street was granted by the Borough Council to J. Maloy? on 30 August 1911 for the construction of 'building' on Town Section 1036, Pendarves Street - The estimated construction cost was £350.

59 Gill Street 2017.

59 Gill Street 2017 

2017 View: By Hamish Crimp

A permit was granted by the Borough Council to W. Steel on 21April 1939 for the construction of business premises on Town Section 867, Gill Street - Boon Bros were the builders, and the estimated construction cost was £1949. 

60 Barrett Street 2017.

60 Barrett Street 2017 

2017 View: By Hamish Crimp

A permit was granted by the Borough Council to H. Rowe on 19 December 1938 for the construction of house on Town Section 519, Barrett Street - Rowe was the builder, and the estimated construction cost was £1250. 

337 Devon Street West 2017.

337 Devon Street West 2017 

2017 View: By Hamish Crimp

A permit was granted by the Borough Council to E. Mynott on 15 April 1915 for the construction of residence on Part 5 Town Belt B, Devon Street - the estimated construction cost was £566. 

Although the home is actually located on Part Section 3, rather than 5 (see Deeds Plan 44), this permit is still thought to refer to 337 Devon Street West, and the section number likley a mistake in the permit register. Laura Elizabeth Mynott is listed as

A permit was granted by the Borough Council to H. Hatley? on 21 March 1927 for the construction of house on Section 20, Burns Street - Hatley? was the builder, and the estimated construction cost was £700. 

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