A boat navigates around the Point Chevalier headland

Lava, life and love: Pt Chevalier, Western Springs and the Black Reef

FreeAccessibleCentral Auckland

Thursday 4 October, 10.30am-11.30am


Point Chevalier Library

1221 Great North Rd, Point Chevalier

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Event details

A free illustrated lecture by local historian Edward Bennett.

The curious and intriguing history of a fiery volcanic landscape transformed. Edward's talk touches on the strange beauty of Pt Chevalier's geology, the role of the area in Auckland's development as a major city, and the presence of the Zoo, MOTAT and Carrington Hospital.

You will be surprised by what's right under your feet.

Brought to you by Point Chevalier Library

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