Category: Exhibitions


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Maunder Family Images

Wednesday 2 February | Exhibitions

In 2017, Geoff Steven entrusted a collection of glass plate negatives to Hamilton City Libraries. He had first discovered them in 1963, under his family home in Mt Albert.

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Garden Place, Our Place

Wednesday 18 August | Exhibitions

Explore the history of Garden Place. It's our place, it's your place.

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Hamilton at Play

Wednesday 11 August | Exhibitions

What did people do for entertainment before the days of the Internet and reality TV shows? Explore a variety of leisure activities from days gone by! Cover Image: An Ellis &…

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Hillcrest History

Wednesday 4 August | Exhibitions

Explore the history of Hillcrest and how it has changed over time. Cover Image: "Bretton", owned by the Horton Family on what is now Flynn Road. Demolished 1917.

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Hamilton at Work

Wednesday 28 July | Exhibitions

Explore how work in and around Hamilton has changed through the years. Cover Image: Haymaking at Waihou, Te Aroha, c. 1910.

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Frankton History

Wednesday 21 July | Exhibitions

Separated by land full of manuka and gorse, Frankton wasn’t always just another suburb of Hamilton.  Cover Image: Frankton Junction railway station, c.

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Claudelands Through the Years

Wednesday 14 July | Exhibitions

Explore the history of the suburb of Claudelands. Cover Image: Showjumping at Claudelands Showgrounds, date unknown.

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Hamilton in the Great War

Wednesday 7 July | Exhibitions

What was life like over 100 years ago? What were the issues of the day? What were people talking about? This exhibition uses newspaper stories and images to take you back…

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