An early photo of the Chelsea Sugar Company in Birkenhead
Photo courtesy of the New Zealand Sugar Company Ltd

Fully booked Birkenhead presents: A day in the life of a sugar worker


FreeAccessibleFamily activitiesNorth Auckland
Date

Wednesday 10 October and Friday 12 October, 1.15pm-2pm

Venue

Nell Fisher Reserve War Memorial by Birkenhead Library

Cnr Hinemoa & Rawene Rd, Birkenhead Village

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Cost

Free

Bookings

Bookings are required

Contact Teri Bonner (Birkenhead Library & Civic Centre):

09 301 0101

teri.bonner@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

Website

birkenhead.net.nz/Events

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Event details

Join this free guided walk down Rawene Road, past the original workers cottages. Discover the history and lives of the original sugar workers of the Chelsea Sugar Factory, established in 1884 and continuing to trade today.

At the end of the walk you can join an optional tour of the Chelsea Sugar Factory ($25 per person)


Brought to you by Birkenhead Heritage Society, Birkenhead Town Centre Association





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