National Bank of New Zealand Building

98 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui

  • National Bank of New Zealand.
    Copyright: NZ Historic Places Trust. Taken By: V Morrell. Date: 24/09/2011.
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    Copyright: NZ Historic Places Trust. Taken By: V Morrell. Date: 24/09/2011.
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    Copyright: NZ Historic Places Trust. Taken By: V Morrell. Date: 24/09/2011.

List Entry Information

List Entry Status Listed List Entry Type Historic Place Category 2 Public Access Private/No Public Access
List Number 988 Date Entered 2nd July 1982

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City/District Council

Whanganui District

Region

Horizons (Manawatu-Wanganui) Region

Legal description

Pt Sec 163 Twn of Wanganui

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Construction Dates

Original Construction
1929 - 1930
Building permit issed to Fletcher Construction December 1928. Completed in February 1930 and opened on 28 February 1930.Building designed by

Modification
1949 -
car and cycle shelter erected at the rear. Still in position in 2004.

Modification
1983 -
removal of brick partitions on the mezzaine floor and top floor for seismic.

Modification
1984 -
internal alterations to toilet facilities.

Original Construction
1929 -
Book lift relocated from original drawings.

Modification
-
cashflow machine installed on Maria Place facade and canopy attached. Now removed.

Modification
1995 -
first floor alterationsAndrews Scott Cotton and electrical and telephone cable installations.

Modification
2003 -
minor alterations to layout of the banking chamber

Physical access improvements
1992 -
installation of a ramp to front facade. Design modified in March 1993 with new design

Other
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Engineering report Bruce-Smith Chapman & Amos of Wellington

Other Information

Please note that entry on the New Zealand Heritage List/Rarangi Korero identifies only the heritage values of the property concerned, and should not be construed as advice on the state of the property, or as a comment of its soundness or safety, including in regard to earthquake risk, safety in the event of fire, or insanitary conditions.