Counties-Manukau essays

People

 

Christmas in the nineteenth century

Information about Christmas celebrations in South Auckland in the nineteenth century.


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The Clevedonaires: Manukau’s first pop group

Information about the Clevedonaires, Manukau's first pop group.


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Alton Francis: photographer and cameraman

Information about Alton Francis (1926-1997), who was a noted Howick photographer and cinematographer.


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Murray C. Freer: a photographer's life

 Information about photographer Murray C. Freer.


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Graffiti: a brief history

A brief history of graffiti in Manukau.


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Hugh Lambie, first mayor of Manukau

Information about Hugh Lambie, first mayor of Manukau City.


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Manukau myths and memories

A discussion of the development of myths in South Auckland and Manukau history.


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Massey's South Auckland Cossacks

Information about 1913 Great Strike in a local context and the contribution South Auckland men made to the special constables who were used to help break the strike.


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Trevor Penman, photographer

Information about Trevor Penman (1928- 1998), a gifted and enthusiastic amateur photographer who chronicled life in Mangere and Papatoetoe during the 1950s and 1960.


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Political party leaders from South Auckland

Information about political party leaders from South Auckland.


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Selwyn’s sermon at Maraetai

Information about Bishop George Augustus Selwyn’s first sermon in the Maori language.


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Springbok tours

Information about the destruction of the Papakura Rugby Club’s clubrooms prior to the 1973 Springbook tour.


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Vincent Ward and River Queen

Information about film director Vincent Ward’s Counties-Manukau connections.


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