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Sun 10 Jul 2016, 2:00pm–3:00pm

Where: Polish Heritage Trust Museum, 125 Elliot Street, Howick, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Donation: $0.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Poles Apart is the story of 733 Polish orphans who came to New Zealand in 1944.

With a backdrop provided by the events of World War Two, the documentary traces their long and arduous journey from Poland through Siberia, Uzbekistan and Persia to New Zealand: a journey that takes them from the warmth and comfort of their homes in Poland, to the freezing barracks of Siberian forced labour camps, to the suffocating heat of the mud huts of Uzbekistan, to converted harems and stables of the Shah of Persia and finally to a former army camp in Pahiatua, New Zealand.

Stay after and see photography displays 'Polish children in Persia 1942-44' and 'Little Poland in Pahiatua' photography exhibition.
All welcome!

Museum hours: Tue - Fri, 10 am - 4 pm & Sun 12 pm - 5 pm
Phone: 09 533 3530

Howick is a destination that offers variety including Howick Beach and environs, Stockade Hill, various Fencible sites and historical walks, All Saints Church, Uxbridge Creative Arts Centre, Te Tuhi Gallery in Pakuranga and Howick Historical Village.

The quaint Howick village shops are a 5-minute walk from the museum and Botany Town Centre is a 10 minute drive. We look forward to welcoming you to "Polish films on Sunday", the Howick district and the Polish Museum.

The Polish Museum is for all New Zealanders. "GLAM" Gallery, Library, Archive, Museum.

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