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The full August 2022 newsletter (with images) is available as a pdf file download (400K) – below are introductions to the complete articles you can read when you get the full newsletter. A very Wellington story… A while ago we came across a delightful children’s book, The Little Cloud, published in 2017 by Mākaro Press. The story had been written in 1959 by Beverley Burch (later Longmore) and illustrated by local artist Elspeth Nicol. At the time they were both kindergarten teachers, and became lifelong friends… Oral history interviews on Access Radio Many of you have told us how much you enjoyed this series. JohnRead More →

Eastbourne Historical Society

‘Preserving our past, and telling our stories’ Newsletters The Historical Society publishes regular newsletters which can be downloaded as pdf files. August 2022   Contact details Our rooms upstairs are open to the public (upstairs at the library, 38 Rimu Street, Eastbourne.on Monday afternoons, 2-4, or by appointment. Murray Gibbons, Acting President (ph. 562-8567); Megan Davey, Secretary (ph. 562-8042); Margaret Calder, Treasurer (ph. 562-8285) Ali Carew, Editor Newsletter: alicarewnz@gmail.com (ph 562-8880)  or drop a note in the HSE mailbox in the Library foyer. Email: eastbournehistorynz@gmail.com Postal address: Historical Society of Eastbourne Inc, C/- Eastbourne Community Library, 38 Rimu Street, Eastbourne 5013 Join the Historical SocietyRead More →