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Auckland Heritage Festival: The growth of New Zealand Towns


Wed 25 Sep 2019, 12:00pm–1:00pm

Where: Whare Wānanga, Central Library, Level 2, 44 Lorne Street, CBD, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: seonaid2

Join Hugh Dickey and enjoy an interactive visualised presentation including fascinating facts about the growth (or otherwise) of our towns and cities, including a focus on Auckland.

Misconceptions and historical myths are dealt with, as well as current trends and possible future changes. Based on extensive new research.

Hugh Dickey has been interested in population studies and demographic research since his teenage years. As a sideline to his teaching and curriculum writing career, he has also authored other research books, and in 2017 “The Growth of New Zealand Towns”, describing the development of 64 of our towns from their earliest years.

Booking not essential, but recommended. To book please phone Research Central 09 8902412, or book online

About HeritageTalks
Are you interested in family and local history; the historical stories of New Zealand, the Pacific, and beyond? Then why not come along to one of our HeritageTalks - Waha pū-taonga and hear more about both our personal and our shared heritage? Experts in specialised fields deliver these talks and provide insight into our histories.

HeritageTalks take place at least fortnightly, in the Whare Wānanga, Level 2, Central City Library unless otherwise stated. Booking is recommended although not essential.

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