Private Collection of Carolyn Reid

Experiences of growing up at Wenderholm

FreeAccessibleNorth Auckland

Monday 14 October
Whangaparaoa Library, 10.30am-11.30am
Orewa Library, 1pm-2pm


Orewa Library, 12 Moana Avenue, Orewa
Whangaparaoa Library, 9 Main Street, Stanmore Bay

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Bookings are preferred

Orewa Library: 09 426 8249,
Whangaparaoa: 09 427 3710,


Event details

Couldrey House (built in 1857) and Wenderholm Regional Park have attracted visitors for over 160 years.

Before roads, visitors and holiday makers made their way to the park by water.

Carolyn Reid nee Couldrey, will share her experiences of living at Couldrey House.

She will detail rare and delightful stories of those who made the not so simple journey to Wenderholm, including Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip in 1953.

Whether staying in the grand old homestead, a caravan or tent along the beachfront, the seaside ambience was second to none.

Brought to you by Auckland Libraries and Couldrey House

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