Local history

Cover of the Reed Field Guide to New Zealand Birds, by Geoff Moon. Aucklanders

The histories of some of the city's most famous men and women, including artists and entrepreneurs, politicians, musicians and authors. 


The Corban family

A history of Najib Assid Corban (9 July 1909- 29 April 2009) and the Corban family of Henderson, written by his daughter Marina Scott.


Geoff Moon

A history of Geoff Moon (1915-2009), leading New Zealand natural history author and world-renowned wildlife photographer.


Dorothy Butler

A history of Dorothy Butler (1925- ), international award winning children's book author, leading authority on children's reading, and novelist.


Counties-Manukau essays

Essays providing access to brief histories of Counties-Manukau communities, information on selected historic sites and buildings in the area, and essays on a range of other historical topics.

Notable Aucklanders covered include:

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