Old man wearing a bandana and smoking a pipe
Auckland Institute and Museum, Clement Wragge.

Birkenhead presents: The walk of the "living dead!"

FreeAccessibleNorth Auckland

Wednesday 7 October, 10:30am-12pm


All Saints Church, Bell Tower

181 Hinemoa Street, Birkenhead

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Teri Bonner, 09 486 8559





Bookings are required.
Spaces limited to 20 per session.



Event details

Birkenhead was coined "Auckland's most healthful marine suburb" by our forefathers in promotions.

By 1913 it was home to some of Auckland's most eclectic and colourful characters. Their mysterious stories to be revealed during this tour.

In 1921, Clement Wragge wrote to Henry Hawkins: "I who have travelled in all the six divisions of the world, chose to settle in 'God's own Country' and picked the shores of Little Shoal Bay - the sweetest nook in all Māoriland - for my home. I am grateful to those who attend my lectures. Some people think I am crazy, but I am as stable as Jupiter."

Presented by: Birkenhead Town Centre Association and The Birkenhead Heritage Society

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