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Henderson Stories: Voices of Our Community 

Local Henderson man Jay sewing with a sewing machineWhen: Sunday 12 February - Thursday 25 May, during library opening hours
Where: Waitakere Central Library, Henderson, Level 2,  J. T. Diamond Gallery, West Auckland Research Centre
Cost: Free

Nau mai haere mai – come and enjoy stories from the heart of Henderson.

Listen to stories from our Henderson community of shopkeepers, workers and elected representatives presented in a series of dynamic audio-visual exhibitions.

Share in the experiences and aspirations of this diverse group of locals including a 90yr old former haberdashery shop owner, an African social worker, a Niuean barber and an Indian tailor. 


  • Mary Ama – Pacifica Arts Centre
  • Frank Amoah – NZ African Welfare Service Trust
  • Paula Bold-Wilson – Waitematā Community Law Centre & Henderson-Massey Local Board
  • Brenda Brady – Henderson-Massey Local Board
  • Julene Cressey – Cutting Edge Hair Salon
  • Jayantilal M. Khatri – Island Style (Jay’s Clothing Ltd)
  • Alison Lynne – Leisure Time Book Exchange
  • Arkadi Melamed – Dr Shoe
  • Mavis Miller – The Lace Fan
  • Robert Norcross – Norcross Fishing World
  • Cerry Pei Hoe Sim – Cerry Kitchen
  • Baljit Singh – Waitakere Ethnic Board
  • Dean Jordan (DJ) Webster – Humble Cutz Barbershop



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