Index Wellington Hutt Valley Porirua Kapiti Wairarapa 2013

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Index of Events
Date Event
Online Internet The Stockade Online Project
Each Sunday 75 years of Electrification on the Johnsonville Line
Tues 3rd Sept No Antipodean Tuscany
Tues 3rd Sept Bees
Wed 4th Sept Art Lecture by Roger Blackley
11th - 14th Sept Film: Wellington in the 1950s and 1960s,
Tues 12th Sept It’s All About Me
Sat 14th Sept. Otari Native Botanic Garden Open Day 160 Wilton Road
Tues 17th Sept Ko wai au
Tues 17th Sept Push and Push-Back: Mãori and National, 1960-1972

 

Details of Events
Karori Historical Society (Inc)
The Stockade Online Project
Each year, at great expense and involvement of members, we proudly publish "The Stockade" - a booklet of approx 40 pages.
No 45 will be published later in 2013. All are available for purchase subject to supply.
To make them more available to readers we are currently digitising them and putting them online.
This is a joint project between The Karori Historical Society (material) and Wellington Region Heritage Promotion Council (web facilities).
Online Internet
See http://www.wrhpc.org.nz -> What We Do -> Newsletters Library -> Pamphlets & Books -> The Stockade
webmaster@wrhpc.org.nz
Onslow Historical Society
75 years of Electrification on the Johnsonville Line
An exhibition celebrating this milestone on The North Road.
Each Sunday
1-4pm K.A.T.E. Building, Onslow Historical Society, 86 Khandallah Road, Khandallah.
John Galloway Ph 04-478-7603
National Library of New Zealand
No Antipodean Tuscany
In conjunction with the Logs to Blogs exhibition in the Turnbull Gallery, Prof. Peter Holland explores settlers’ diaries to discover how they learnt to manage an unexpectedly challenging environment.
Tues 3rd Sept
12.10pm Ground Floor, National Library of New Zealand, cnr Aitken and Molesworth Streets, Wellington. http://natlib.govt.nz/ Bookings required E: atloutreach@dia.govt.nz
Joan McCracken atloutreach@dia.govt.nz
NZ Portrait Gallery
William Beetham Portrait  
Roger Blackley discusses William Beetham's group portrait "Dr Isaac Featherstone and the Te Atiawa chiefs, Hon Wi Tako Ngatata MLC and Honiana Te Puni, 1857 - 58. 
Roger teaches in the Art History programme at Victoria University and has a particular interest in the Maori portrait tradition.
Wed 4th Sept
1pm-2pm NZ Portrait Gallery, Queens Wharf, Wellington.  No charge.  www.nzportraitgallery.org.nz     Avenal McKinnon, Director
Karori Historical Society
Bees
A talk by Tricia Laing.
Tues 3rd Sept
7.45pm St Ninians Church Hall, Newcombe Crescent, Karori
info@karorihistory.org.nz
NZ Film Archive
Film: Wellington in the 1950s and 1960s,
Highlights of work by Pacific Films, under John O’Shea. Includes footage of a muddy North Island vs. South Island rugby match in 1955 and the 1968 documentary Wellington in the ‘60s.
11th - 14th Sept
7-8pm. Tickets $8 / $6. NZ Film Archive, 84 Taranaki St, Wellington www.filmarchive.org.nz.
Ellen Pullar ellenpullar@nzfa.org.nz
National Library of New Zealand
It’s All About Me
Readings & discussion by staff showing the angst & laughter in fictional diaries in children’s literature in conjunction with the Logs to Blogs exhibition.
Tues 12th Sept
12.10pm Ground Floor, National Library of New Zealand, cnr Aitken and Molesworth Streets, Wellington. http://natlib.govt.nz/. Bookings required E: atloutreach@dia.govt.nz.
Joan McCracken atloutreach@dia.govt.nz
Otari-Wilton’s Bush Trust
Otari Native Botanic Garden Open Day 160 Wilton Road
Popular Open Day and plant sale(bring a bag) Gourmet BBQ, coffee and cakes cards raffles stalls by other environmental groups. Guided walks start at Information centre 160 Wilton Road. Sturdy footwear recommended for walks.
Sat 14th Sept.
10am Plant Sale starts 11-12pm Treasure trail walk 12pm Photographic Workshop 1-3pm Bush walk to 800 year old RIMU THE OLDEST TREE IN WELLINGTON CITY 2-3pm Nature Trail through Native garden and forest remnants Free entry. Reserve open at all other times from dawn till dusk.
Margaret Crimp 4753263 m.crimp@xtra.co.nz
National Library of New Zealand
Ko wai au
Trish Beamsley, Research Librarian, Mãori, highlights resources available for researching Mãori heritage.
Tues 17th Sept
12.10pm, Tiakiwia Centre, National Library of New Zealand, cnr Aitken and Molesworth Streets, Wellington. http://natlib.govt.nz/. Bookings required E: atloutreach@dia.govt.nz
Joan McCracken atloutreach@dia.govt.nz
National Library of New Zealand
Push and Push-Back: Mãori and National, 1960-1972
Charlotte Williams, the recipient of last year’s Friends of the  Turnbull Library Research Grant, will focus on the 1960s when  National governments and Mãori faced rapid social change on many fronts.
Tues 17th Sept
5.30pm Tiakiwai Centre, Aitken St entrance, National Library of New Zealand,  cnr Aitken and Molesworth Streets, Wellington. http://natlib.govt.nz/. Bookings required E: atloutreach@dia.govt.nz
Joan McCracken atloutreach@dia.govt.nz