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Fully Booked Kingsland's hidden past

FreeAccessibleCentral Auckland

Sunday 11 October, 2pm-3:30pm


Cnr Mostyn Street and New North Road, Kingsland

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09 846 4509




Bookings are required.
Spaces limited to 20.
Wear comfortable walking shoes. Some parts of the walk have slight inclines.


Event details

Kingsland's cultural history is reflected in this walk along New North Road looking at early commercial and institutional buildings and sites. The tour starts at the old Kiwi bacon site whose iconic sign was a local landmark for many years.

The tour then passes early factories including the distinctive Bridgens shoe factory, several church buildings, and sites. It then looks at the Kingsland shopping centre and the town square. Hear about several train and tram accidents and the Page family who were a dominant force in the area for many years.

You'll walk by the old Post Office and Theatre Royal. View the old Fire Station whose tower dominated the area. Finishing at Morningside Drive and learn about the old Mount Albert City Council building and the battle to have it built.

Presented by: Mt Albert Historical Society

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