This is a novel of family secrets and tensions, and distant past grievances, set like so much of Maurice Gee's fiction in the West Auckland town of Loomis. It is also vintage Maurice Gee, widely recognised as New Zealand's finest living fiction writer.
Kickari - Football With a Difference packaging as seen at the Durham Amateur Football Trust Exhibition at Beamish. 'From Amateur Football to the World Cup’ looks at the history of amateur football in the North East - from West Auckland Town winning Football promotional products and ideas
Henderson Fire Station. Corner of Railside Ave and Cranwell St. March 2015. The Henderson Volunteer Fire Brigade was officially formed in 1929. Their first fire engine was housed beside the Town Hall (about where Garden Place is now) The Fire Station in this photo was built in the 1960s.
Looking north-west across the top of the North-western Motorway, the original Westgate centre and the earthworks for the new town centre & employment zones, including the Marinovics’ strawberry fields, and the suburb of Massey North in the foreground. Oct 2013.