The public waiting their turn at the inhalation chamber, Health Department’s buildings, Auckland. Auckland Weekly News 14 November 1918, p036
Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19181114-36-3

Influenza 100: Commemorating the pandemic of 1918

FreeAccessibleCentral Auckland

Wednesday 3 October, 1pm-5.30pm
Join us from 12 noon for tea and coffee


Whare Wānanga, Central City Library, Level 2

44-46 Lorne St, Auckland Central

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Event details

To mark 100 years since the flu pandemic in New Zealand, Auckland Libraries presents a series of talks:

  • 'Lived experiences – remembering 1918-1920', with Auckland Libraries' Principal Oral History and Sound Curator Sue Berman
  • 'The "Spanish Lady" and the Armed Forces – The flu and warfare in 1918' with Michael Wynd, military historian
  • 'Why do we still need to know about the 1918 influenza pandemic?' with Geoffrey Rice, author of Black November
  • 'The stories behind the names: who were the victims?' Jason Reeve, Content Director,

Brought to you by Central Auckland Research Centre, Central City Library

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