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, 5 April 2017, 1.00pm, Blockhouse Bay Community Centre, 524 Blockhouse Bay Road, Blockhouse Bay.

Tyl von Randow will speak on his memoir Red Dust over Shanghai.

This memoir concerns his childhood in Shanghai from 1937 to 1952 and his subsequent New Zealand years when he lived in Blockhouse Bay.

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 

or

brgoodwin@xtra.co.nz

 

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.