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, 6 June 2018 1.00pm at Blockhouse Bay Community Centre.

John Adams is a Landscape Historian and consultant on cultural Landscapes and Historic Gardens.

He will talk to us on his research into the history of the Gittos Domain and early Education Reserves that are now incorporated into the Blockhouse Bay reserve network.

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

Ilse von Randow, Handweaver
Green Bay Mission Hall
The Blow family seat


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.