History

‘The Devonport News’ and the ‘North Shore Press’

Over the years a number of local newspapers have started off full of enthusiasm and then either foundered after...

issue 112 august 2020

Substandard housing on the North Shore in the late 1930s

NORTH SHORE HISTORY with David Verran

Under the Housing Survey Act of October 1935, boroughs and some other local authorities were required to survey...

issue 109 may 2020

Transit housing in Devonport 1947-1963

Local History with David Verran

Following the war effort from 1940 to 1945, there continued to be restrictions on house building due to shortages...

issue 109 may 2020

Local streets named after our celebrated WW1 fallen heroes

By Gavin Sheehan, the recipient of Devonport Takapuna...

I am from a family that has six generations who have worked and lived on the North Shore. My interest in local...

issue 109 may 2020