Whakatane Historical Society

WHO ARE WE?

We are a group of people interested in the history of our local District.

HISTORICAL REVIEW

This Journal is published in May and November of each year. It is held in high regard internationally, with several overseas libraries and educational institutes paying a subscription to receive the ‘Historical Review’. The journal is posted to all financial members as part of their annual subscription.

FIELD TRIPS

We aim to hold at least four field trips to places of historical interest each year.

OUR AIMS

• To promote, foster and maintain a public appreciation of all aspects of cultural and historic heritage, with a particular focus on the human history of the Eastern Bay of Plenty.
• To encourage historical research, and to provide for the recording and publication of such research.

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SOCIETY TALKS

We aim to hold at least four meetings each year, offering a featured Guest Speaker and a chance for some social interaction.

MEMBERSHIP

Annual Membership Fees: $35.00

Members Enjoy:
  •  2 Issues of ‘Historic Review’ Each Year
  •  Society Talks
  •  Field Trips

Whakatane Historical Society Join Today

If you would like to become a member of the Whakatane historical society then please get in touch

NEW PUBLICATION – MAKETU HISTORY

The Whakatane  & District Historical Society has published a Monograph on the history of Maketu.

This is compiled of all the thoroughly researched articles written by well-known historian Alister Matheson and published in the Society’s journal Historical Review.

A4 format with 265 well illustrated pages

MAKETU HISTORY

If you would like to purchase the Monograph on the history of Maketu then please download and complete the order form.

The cost is $80 including postage and packing.

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Historical Review – Bay of Plenty Journal of History

Publishers of the Historical Review Bay of Plenty Journal of History

A biannual publication held in high regard internationally with libraries and educational institutes subscribing.

The historical review contains articles, images and updates about historical events and sites in the Bay of Plenty area.

Historical Review

If you would like to purchase the latest edition or subscribe to receive future publications then please contact us.

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Whakatane Historical Society – Social Activities

Society Meetings

Featuring guest speakers and a chance to gather for an informal social interaction

Field Trips

Visits to places of Historical interest around the Bay of Plenty

Field Trip to Ruatoki

Field Trip to Ruatoki 10:00am Sunday 18th September Te Kai Whakaora (St Saviour’s Church) Tauarau Marae Ruatoki Mission House We are invited to attend the regular church service at Te Kai Whakaora (St Saviour’s)  at 10:00am Meet at 327 Ruatoki Valley Road, 9:45am...

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Picnic Like Grandma

Allandale School, Whakatane Wednesday October 5th 2022, 10:00am – 12 noonNovelty Races: Egg & Spoon, Skipping, Three Legged, Sack Game Gazebo: Knuckle Bones, Snakes & Ladders, Happy Families Outdoor Activities: Log Rope Skipping, Stilts, Quoits, Crochet For...

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