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WW1 Blackie Brothers — Walter Palmer Blackie

Walter Palmer Blackie was the fourth brother to enlist in World War I.

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WW1 Lance-Corporal Charles Basil Beeson

Lance-Corporal Charles Beeson (Reg. No 26535), also known as Bungee Beeson, was the fifth son of (Edwin) George and Joanna or (Anna) Beeson.

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The Days of Trams in Remuera

Summary of a talk given by Terry Sutcliffe and film and photographic evening.

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Anzac Day Remembrance Service at St Aidan’s Church

A short church service at St Aidan's at 9.30am on ANZAC Day April 25th 2017.

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WW1 Battle of the Somme — John Stewart Dagg

John Stewart Dagg was born in Brighton on 26 September 1891.

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Visit to the Bruce Mclaren Trust and Museum

On the 2 April 2017 we visited the Bruce McLaren Trust museum above Remuera Upland Motors 590 Remuera Rd where Bruce and sister Jan lived.

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WW1 Passchendaele Edgar and Arthur Boucher

Boucher Brothers — The Darkest Day

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Mission Sisters House 78 Upland Road

78 Upland Road Remuera was known as the House of Studies for the Mission Sisters.

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Tennis Court on Waiata Reserve — 1985

Plans for a private tennis club on Remuera’s Waiata Reserve have divided the neighbourhood.

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Remuera Children’s Home

In 1893 a home for destitute children was founded by the congregation of the former Union Free Church...

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WW1 Henry John Innes Walker

More than a century after his death on the Western Front in WW1, the remains of Henry John Innes Walker have been found and identified.

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New Developments in the Remuera Shops

Meanwhile development is underway on the old Browns site at 411-413 Remuera Rd. 

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WW1 Battle of the Somme — Corporal Robert Henry Whitnall Armiger

Robert Armiger was the son of Robert and Emma Armiger of Ponsonby and attended Auckland Grammar School from 1911.

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WW1 Battle of the Somme — Captain Geoffrey Clifford Wilson Armstrong

Geoffrey Armstrong enlisted in July 1915 as a lieutenant in the Auckland Infantry Battalion.

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WW1 Battle of the Somme — Lieutenant Gavin Douglas Alexander DCM 4/513

Gavin Alexander was born on the 14 March 1893 and lived at Clover Nook Rd, Epsom.

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Battle of the Somme Talk by Herb Farrant

It was on the Somme that the majority of New Zealanders were killed or wounded during the First World War.

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L.J. Keys

The single storey building on the south-eastern corner of Remuera Rd and Clonbern Rd.

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The Old Remuera Post Office

The old Remuera Post Office, built in 1914, is a historic landmark building.

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Henry Choyce

The Choyce family can be traced back to William Choyce.

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Heritage Plaques for Remuera

The Remuera Business Association is adding heritage plaques to buildings in the Remuera shops.

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WW1 Matron Cora Beattie Anderson

Cora Beattie Anderson of Remuera had a distinguished war record as a nurse during World War One after she had survived a major shipwreck. 

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Bank of New Zealand Remuera

The Bank of New Zealand first opened in Remuera in 1929 in Skelton’s Building at 339-345 Remuera Road. 

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Early History of Remuera

Long before the Europeans arrived, Remu-wera was probably the Maori name of an area near Mt Hobson.

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