Visit to 16 George Street,Whakatane

Visit to 16 George Street,Whakatane

Whakatane & District Historical Society Event Visit to 16 George Street,Whakatane On Wednesday 16th August a dozen interested members visited what is now the George Street Linen Warehouse, hosted by the current owner Gregory Davidson. The first commercial...
Voices from the past

Voices from the past

Whakatane & District Historical Society Event Voices from the past! Domain Road Cemetery guided tour 30th July conducted by Robert Bruere On Sunday over 50 people representing the Whakatane & District Historical Society, local Rotary, St Matthias Church, U3A...

Report on Field Trip to Waimana and Taneatua

Whakatane & District Historical Society Event Report on Field Trip to Waimana and Taneatua Above is the headstone of Emily Savage, wife of Charles and sister-in-law of Frederick Savage – first person buried in Waimana cemetery. They were some of the first...

“Grandma’s Picnic” Event

Whakatane & District Historical Society Event Recently the Whakatane Historical Society and Whakatane Blue Light held a “Grandma’s Picnic” event at Allandale School. We were ably assisted by students of the Whakatane High School Interact Club. It...

Te Hau Kainga – Maori Home Front

Whakatane & District Historical Society Event During the evening of 22 June Professor Doctor Lachy Patterson, Head of Maori and Indigenous Studies at Otago University, gave the following illustrated address to Society Members and other interested members of the...

Whakatane Historical Society’s AGM 2022

Whakatane & District Historical Society ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING March Thursday 17th   5:30pm Knox Presbyterian Church, Domain Rd Whakatane. Agenda of the Annual General Meeting shall be:                                 (i)            Apologies...