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Our Society was formed by a group of Karori residents in 1973 for the purpose of promoting the history of Karori and its people. 

We welcome new members, no matter where they live.

 

Karori & its People
Edited by Judith Burch and Jan Heynes
Reprinted with corrections in 2012. 

 

What do we do?

  • Research and study of people and places associated with Karori.

  • The preservation of archival items of historical importance.

  • Draw attention to important historical features in and around Karori.

  • Support historical projects by individual members.

  • Maintain links with regional and national historical societies.

  • We meet four times a year and invite guest speakers.

  • We arrange outings to places of historical interest.

  • We publish a newsletter four times a year.

  • We publish an annual journal The Stockade, which is free to members (back copies are available). All copies are available to be read online in the WRHPC Archive.

  • We are working on digitising our archival collection.

  • As a voluntary organisation with limited resources, we regret we are unable to undertake research on request. However, you are welcome to use our archives.