Substandard housing on the North Shore in the late 1930s


Under the Housing Survey Act of October 1935, boroughs and some other local authorities were required to survey...

issue 109 may 2020

Transit housing in Devonport 1947-1963

Local History with David Verran

Following the war effort from 1940 to 1945, there continued to be restrictions on house building due to shortages...

issue 109 may 2020

Local streets named after our celebrated WW1 fallen heroes

By Gavin Sheehan, the recipient of Devonport Takapuna...

I am from a family that has six generations who have worked and lived on the North Shore. My interest in local...

issue 109 may 2020

Remembering World War 2

Maggie’s Messenger – HON Maggie Barry, ONZM, North Shore MP

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the end of World War 2, when more than 200,000 New Zealanders served and...

issue 108 april 2020