History

Waiwharariki, Part One: The Lakelands Estate

On 13 July 1852, the government gifted a grant of occupancy to Eruera Patuone of around 110 acres of Crown Land in...

issue 86 april 2018

Ratepayers’ Associations in the East Coast Bays Borough Area

The first sections in Browns Bay were sold from 1917 and the first meeting of the Browns Bay Progressive...

issue 85 march 2018

Where was Victoria Park and North Devonport?

Few now likely know where the suburb of Victoria Park was in Devonport. Nevertheless, that name was well known a...

issue 84 february 2018

Early Castor Bay, to the 1950s

Until 1944, only the nominated ratepayer in a household could vote in County elections and at that time Waitemata...

issue 83 dec 2017 / jan 2018