The Influenza Pandemic 1918 - A Temporary Exhibition

When:

Wed 21 Nov 2018, 10:00am–3:00pm
Thu 22 Nov 2018, 10:00am–3:00pm
Fri 23 Nov 2018, 10:00am–3:00pm
Sat 24 Nov 2018, 10:00am–3:00pm
Sun 25 Nov 2018, 12:00pm–3:00pm

Where: Our Lady's Home of Compassion, 2 Rhine St, Island Bay, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: communications3nm

The Sisters of Compassion mark the 100th anniversary of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic.

The story of the Sisters of Compassion during the influenza pandemic will be told in a temporary exhibition opening at the Home of Compassion. The pandemic came at the end of a devastating war and struck Wellington between November and December. Wellington had the highest death rate of the cities.

The exhibition will be open from 11th November 2018 - 31s March 2019 at Our Lady’s Home of Compassion, 2 Rhine Street (off Murray Street), Island Bay, Tue-Sat 10am-3pm; Sun 12noon-3pm.

Contact heritagecentre@compassion.org.nz or (04) 282 1953 for more information.

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