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The Lost Suburb of Newton East

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When:

  • Wed 17 Jul, 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Where:

Whare Wānanga, Central Library, Level 2, 44 Lorne Street, Auckland CBD

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission

Developing a local history book for children 'Barkell and Mr Arkell' with Lynnie Howcroft, Elianna Gabriel, Jade Oskar Harvey and S’Wee H’ng.

Join Lynnie Howcroft and the team, Elianna Gabriel, Jade Oskar Harvey and S’Wee H’ng, behind the children’s book, Barkell and Mr Arkell.

They’ll discuss their tentative journey into self-publishing, and how they developed this true story of characters who lived in Newton East, 80 years before construction of the Newton Motorway Interchange.

It promises to be an inspirational discussion on bringing history to life, for both adults and children.

Booking not essential, however to be sure of a place please phone Research Central 09 890 2412 or book online: https://www.aucklandlibraries.govt.nz/pages/event.aspx?eventid=5031

About HeritageTalks
Are you interested in family and local history; the historical stories of New Zealand, the Pacific, and beyond?

Then why not come along to one of our HeritageTalks - Waha pū-taonga and hear more about both our personal and our shared heritage? Experts in specialised fields deliver these talks and provide insight into our histories.

HeritageTalks take place at least fortnightly, in the Whare Wānanga, Level 2, Central City Library unless otherwise stated. Booking is recommended although not essential.

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