The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Taranaki, Hawke's Bay & Wellington Provincial Districts]
The National Bank Of New Zealand, Limited
The National Bank Of New Zealand, Limited, has been represented in New Plymouth since about the foundation of the institution. The building at the corner of Brougham Street and Devon Street was erected in the eighties. It consists of two stories in wood and iron, contains a banking chamber, manager's room, and two bedrooms for the accommodation of officers of the bank, and premises let for office purposes. The staff consists of the manager and five officers. The nearest branch of the bank to New Plymouth is at Stratford.