History

Children’s book brings North Shore history alive

In 1923 Takapuna housewife and poet Elizabeth Welsman Dawson arrived home from a shopping trip to town. The last...

issue 125 november 2021

North Shore Bohemians?

North Shore History with David Verran

I recently read Murray Edmond’s ‘Time to make a song and dance; cultural revolt in Auckland in the...

issue 123 september 2021

Auckland Council archival databases

As well as volunteering at Birkenhead and Devonport Museums, and writing this column, I also volunteer at Auckland...

issue 122 august 2021

25 years at the heart of the arts

Bruce Mason Centre, celebrating 25 Years

Nestled in the heart of Takapuna, the Bruce Mason Centre has been the beating heart of the North Shore’s arts...

issue 122 august 2021