Auckland Regional Gathering of Historical Societies, 

16 August 2003

Avondale Community Centre, Avondale.

Hosted by Avondale-Waterview Historical Society.

Photos by kind courtesy of Bill Ellis, Torbay Historical Society.

Babara Ellis (Torbay Historical Society) beside the display from Avondale-Waterview HS. Pottery examples courtesy of Society Member Neville Exler. The flower arrangement in the centre was designed by Society Member Dawn Moffatt.


One of the displays from the guest Societies. I believe this was from Torbay HS.

Papatoetoe's excellent self-standing display.

Displays from Mangere and West Auckland Historical Societies.

North Shore Historical Society, with photographs of early Milford.

Part of the luncheon provided, prepared by volunteers from the Avondale-Waterview Historical Society, sponsored by the Avondale Business Association.

Well-known West Auckland historian Ben Capedo in the background.

More of the luncheon.


Getting down to the business of the day. Angela Drake, Community Planner, Mainstreets, our guest speaker

NZ Federation of Historical Societies, Robin Astridge, holds forth, giving us an update on the Federation.

Avondale-Waterview Historical Society President Lisa Truttman introducing the Societies.

Dorothy Bagnall, North Shore Historical Society.


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