A brick seat by Peter Lange in the foreground of the Ambrico Kiln
Photo by Robyn Mason

Remains of the clay: A walk exploring the ceramics and clay heritage of West Auckland


FreeWest Auckland
Date

Sunday 30 September, 1pm-2.30pm

Venue

New Lynn War Memorial Library

3 Memorial Dr, New Lynn

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Cost

Free

Bookings

Bookings are required

Spaces are limited

Contact Robyn Mason:

022 353 4903

remainsoftheclay@gmail.com

Event details

Join local historian Robyn Mason on a tour of central New Lynn that brings to life the vibrant story of the region's clay and ceramics heritage, and the people who forged it.

Along the way, visit the Ambrico Kiln and Te Toi Uku Clay Works Museum – home to the country's largest collection of Crown Lynn ware.

The Remains of the Clay reveals the storied landscape of our whenua and its people – a story of brick-bats, pottery, and brickyard bigamy, of sewer pipes for the City and crockery for the country.






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