Auckland Libraries: Auckland's history

Auckland's history through place names

Sunday 6 October 11am to 12pm Free

Hear Phil Sai-Louie in this Auckland Heritage Festival talk about "Auckland's history through its place names". Come and hear a talk on Auckland’s history from a different but interesting angle.

Showing sign advertising the Cornwallis Store and a directional signpost on the corner of Pine Avenue and Huia Road. Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections 580-5141

Historian Phil Sai-Louie's research shows that the names of our suburbs, districts & streets reveal many fascinating snippets about Auckland`s evolution & cultural heritage. If this event interests you, then please take a looking at some of our HeritageTalks that feature on Wednesdays. 


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.




Showing sign advertising the Cornwallis Store and a directional signpost on the corner of Pine Avenue and Huia Road. Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections 580-5141

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