The Past and the Curious

Get a close-up look at items that are normally locked away, through entertaining show-and-tell talks with Tauranga City Library Heritage Specialists.

On the 1st Wednesday of the month from 1:15-2pm in Ngā Wāhi Rangahau/Research Collections on the first floor of Tauranga Library. 

Free, no booking necessary.

2 September 2020 - Springs in the City
The locations and history of the springs in Tauranga city centre, and the potential solutions to restore them.

7 October 2020 - Women’s Organisations in Tauranga
Institutes, committees, federations, fellowships, leagues, unions, guilds, clubs… Tauranga had them all! Learn more about women’s organising through the records created by these vibrant organisations.  

4 November 2020 - Echoes of War
The Letters, photographs and other bits and pieces in our collection, to do with the First and Second World Wars. And locating and making sense of NZs First World War Military Records.

2 December 2020 - A taxing task!
Discover what the Heritage and Research Team get up to behind the scenes as our archivist talks about their project to preserve, and make accessible, the library’s collection of historic rate books.

Last Reviewed: 22/09/2020

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