Bank of New Zealand — Oamaru, New Zealand
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop
S 45° 06.123 E 170° 58.137
59G E 497557 N 5005712
Quick Description: Built in 1878 in Oamaru stone the Bank of New Zealand building is today the city's visitor information centre.
Location: South Island, New Zealand
Date Posted: 4/7/2010 10:08:56 PM
Waymark Code: WM8J3Y
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 5

Long Description:
The Bank of New Zealand erected this building in 1878 along Thames Street, the financial district. Oamaru was trying to establish itself as the main export harbour for the lambing and sheep industry. However, it never captured the shipping from Port Otago to the south.

Today this building is in use as the Visitor Information Centre.
Corner Itchen Street and Thames Street

Year: 1878

Website: [Web Link]

Current Use of Building: Visitor Information Centre

Visit Instructions:
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