Myers park
Image created by Edward Bennett.

Opium and optimism: the story of Myers Park


FreeCentral Auckland
Date

Monday 28 September, Friday 2 and Monday 5 October, 1pm-3pm

Venue

St Kevin's Arcade

183 Karangahape Road, Newton

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Contact

Edward Bennett, 021 054 0668

Kroadheritage@gmail.com

Cost

Free

Bookings

Bookings are required.
Spaces limited to 20.
This walk includes stairs.

Event details

A first for this country, Myers Park was the product of urban renewal, social awareness, and ecological concerns.

The creation of Arthur Myer, he bought and transformed waste land to provide a healthy landscape for the residents of the inner city. The entrepreneur also funded the playground and kindergarten.


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