Heritage & Family History Week 4th April

Thursday, April 04, 2019 12:00 AM

10.00 am-12 noon Heritage Walk with David Bruce, King Edward Park, Hāwera. Meet at the Observatory, have a cuppa and enjoy a walk around

King Edward Park, now one of New Zealand’s Parks of National Significance, and holder of a Green Flag Award, an internationally recognised mark of a quality park or green space.

10.00 am-12 noon Cameron Curd, District Archivist, Aotea Utanganui Museum, Pātea

Cameron will talk about the Hāwera Star Archives and how to use them. This collection spans 138 years from 1880-2018 and the photography collection from approximately 1960’s-1990’s.

1.00 pm-3.00 pm Eltham and District Historical Society Open Day

Eltham LibraryPlus, Corner York and Bridge Streets, Eltham

1.00 pm-3.00 pm Pātea Freezing Works Display, Egmont Street, Pātea

The display depicts the history of meat processing from the days of the solo butcher through to the chain system that operated when the Pātea Freezing Works closed its doors.