Myers park
Image created by Edward Bennett.

Opium and optimism: the story of Myers Park

FreeCentral Auckland

Monday 28 September, Friday 2 and Monday 5 October, 1pm-3pm


St Kevin's Arcade

183 Karangahape Road, Newton

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Edward Bennett, 021 054 0668




Bookings are required.
Spaces limited to 20.
This walk includes stairs.

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A first for this country, Myers Park was the product of urban renewal, social awareness, and ecological concerns.

The creation of Arthur Myer, he bought and transformed waste land to provide a healthy landscape for the residents of the inner city. The entrepreneur also funded the playground and kindergarten.

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