Link Alliance presents a tour of the history of Auckland's Aotea Quarter
Mon Jan 31 2022 at 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Elliott Street | Auckland, AU
About this Event
Come take a guided walk with historian Edward Bennett, where you will learn about Auckland's original Civic Centre projects, the Queen Street river (Waihorotiu), the Strand Arcade and more, in the area around where the City Rail Link's Aotea Station is being constructed.
Hear about visits to Auckland by 19th century legends, French stage actress Sarah Bernhardt, Russian ballet dancer Anna Pavlova and French artist Paul Gauguin.
Find out about the fire which destroyed the Auckland Opera House and the theft of the White Marble Polar Bear.
Meet at the green City Rail Link information centre, Te Pūkaki, at the Victoria Street end of Elliott Street.
*Please note that you will be required to wear a mask and show your vaccine pass to attend this event.*
Image: Wellesley Street West, photographer James D Richardson, dated 26 Jan 1928. Reference 4-2141, Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Central Library.
Where is it happening?Elliott Street, Elliott Street, Auckland, New Zealand
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