A speedboat motors up the Kawerau in 1951

'Waitākere Memories and Dreams: Movies from the Past'

AccessibleWest Auckland

Saturday 13 October, 7.30pm-9.30pm


Barnett Hall

North Piha Rd, North Piha

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$10 at West Coast Gallery or at the door


Bookings required





Event details

Master storyteller Sir Bob Harvey will show you Waitākere through the lens of early films and home movies.

You'll see Titirangi families at play, yachts at French Bay and a unique motorised surf boat on the West Coast.

Marvel at the state of worker health and safety as linesmen take power through the Waitākere forest, and truckies move Piha's original surf club along the beach, to make way for the new.

These gems have been rescued from archives and family collections to reveal the triumphs and trials of earlier communities.

Brought to you by Protect Piha Heritage Society

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