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Hawke's Bay October 2016 outing 25 October 2016

Hawke's Bay October 2016 outing

In a touch of serendipity, bad weather precluded an intended visit recently to an historic Hawke’s Bay home by the Hawke’s Bay Founders’ Society.

Instead, at a unique winery, members were treated to learning about a modern-day example of the ‘can do’ and entrepreneurial spirit which guided our early New Zealand settlers.

"Amelia Thompson" 175th anniversary 25 October 2016

"Amelia Thompson" 175th anniversary

Around 160 descendants and partners of those who arrived at New Plymouth on the Amelia Thompson, gathered at Te Henui Church Hall, New Plymouth on Saturday 22nd October to enjoy a weekend of friendship and fellowship.
18 October 2016

Wellington Branch September meeting

Wellington Branch members enjoyed lunch at the Bridge Club on 5th September 2016. Carol Hurst spoke to them about early Wellington history
13 October 2016

Canterbury-Westland Branch reopening

The Canterbury-Westland Branch will be reopening shortly.

10 October 2016

Taranaki Founders October meeting

19 members attended yesterday's meeting (7/10/16) to hear guest speaker Len Jury, promote Graeme KENYON's soon to be released book on the "Battle of Waireka" at Omata, just West of New Plymouth. Len gave an extensive overview of the JURY family history which preceded the Battle.