A day at the Avondale Races, 1898
West Auckland Research Centre, Auckland Libraries. Print Collection

Historic images of the Whau Local Board area


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Date

Monday 1 to Friday 12 October: 10am-4pm (closed Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday)

Venue

Whau Local Board Office Boardroom

31 Totara Ave, New Lynn

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Cost

Free

Bookings

Bookings are preferred

Please phone 021 592 500 before visiting the board office

Contact Antonina Georgetti:

09 826 5190

Antonina.Georgetti@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

Website

aucklandlibraries.govt.nz

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Event details

This display features historic photos of the Whau Local Board area from the West Auckland Research Centre collections.

These images reflect life at work and play through Avondale, Blockhouse Bay, Green Bay, Brickworks, New Lynn, Rosebank Peninsula and the Whau.

People and places on show include the crowds at Avondale Racecourse in 1907, the brickworks factories, the early development of Rosebank Peninsula and the way people have used the Whau River.


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