News & Events

79th AGM of the NZ Founders Society 31 July 2018

79th AGM of the NZ Founders Society

Taranaki Branch hosted the 79th Annual General Meeting of the NZ Founders Society in June 2018.

2018 Hawke's Bay Essay Competition winners 24 July 2018

2018 Hawke's Bay Essay Competition winners

NZ Founders Society National President and Hawke's Bay President, Mrs Paddy Bayley, recently announced the winning entries in the essay competition that the Hawke's Bay Branch of the Society has run at Hereworth School, Havelock North for the last two years.

Wanganui Branch Commemoration Window 18 June 2018

Wanganui Branch Commemoration Window

On Wednesday 9th April 2018, the Wanganui Branch of NZ Founders unveiled the Founders window in the Whanganui District Council Chamber building.

NZ Founders Research Grant - Book Launch "Upokongaro - The Community Up-river" by Laraine Sole 10 May 2018

NZ Founders Research Grant - Book Launch "Upokongaro - The Community Up-river" by Laraine Sole

Laraine Sole, recipient of the 2016 NZ Founders Research Grant, is about to launch her book.

Auckland unveiling of commemorative board 5 April 2018

Auckland unveiling of commemorative board

Auckland Branch had the fulfilment of a two year dream occur on the 27thJanuary with the unveiling of a commemorative board on Queen’s Wharf, Auckland, to mark the 175thanniversary of the first organised arrival of settlers aboard the vessels “Jane Gifford” and “Duchess of Argyle”, to Auckland, on 9thOctober 1842. 
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