Photo of the Spirit of Blockhouse Bay

The Blockhouse Bay Historical Society Incorporated aims to discover and preserve the rich history of Blockhouse Bay, one of the innermost suburbs on the shores of the Manukau Harbour in Auckland, New Zealand. Look at our Diary for the dates of meetings and special events.

Society's next meeting

Wednesday, 7 August 2019 1.00pm at Blockhouse Bay Community Centre.

Speaker is Phil Sai-Louie who will be speaking on Surnames of the British Isles.

How people of the Middle Ages acquired surnames and also names we would be embarrassed to have.

Yvonne's Trading Table will be operating.

Anyone interested in learning more about Blockhouse Bay's history is welcome to attend. For further information please contact:

Brian Goodwin on (09) 626-5809 


New pages

Craigavon Park page updated
Bainbridge Motors
Butcher Shop


A photograph of Blockhouse Bay

Do you remember?

Do you have personal memories of Blockhouse Bay?

Or perhaps stories related to you by a family member or a friend?

We would love to hear your memories, if you wish to share them.

No detail is too small, as the Society endeavours to record the rich history of the Blockhouse Bay area.

If you have memories you would like to tell the Society about, please contact:

Brian Goodwin on 626-5809 or visit Armanasco House on a Tuesday.