Conference News

Read about some of the sessions in our 2017 conference programme.

Lois McIvor: “Paint the Light”

Naomi McCleary will present on Lois McIvor: "Paint the Light". Lois McIvor bestrode the Titirangi arts scene for 35 years; from 1953 to 1988. A colourful and imposing figure with a commanding presence and matching voice, she was an influential teacher and a...

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A sense of “déjà vu”

Fiona Drummond, West Auckland Historical Society, will present on a topic which has a high sense of “déjà vu” in her presentation on Henry Atkinson: Engineer, Water Giver & Titirangi Icon. Henry Atkinson is one of Titirangi's best known identities, surveying the...

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Keynote speaker confirmed

Robert Brassey, Principal Specialist Cultural Heritage, is confirmed as of three Key Note speakers at the West Auckland Heritage Conference. His presentation is titled: The Last Flight of Texas Tornado. At 12.25 am on 9 June 1942 a loud explosion was heard across much...

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