The refurbished Ellen Melville Centre, also known at the Pioneer Womens’ Hall, is now a vibrant community centre, with various spaces available for community groups.
The AGM resulted in the re-election of existing Board members, although we farewelled Board member Julian Mitchell. President Allan Matson thanked Julian for his service to Civic Trust over a number of years, particularly with the care of Alten Rd cottage.
Simon Cook, Arboriculture and Ecological Specialist at Auckland Council, presented on “Trees of Central Auckland.” He then answered a great deal of questions on particular trees in Auckland and trees in general.
Members then moved to the Occidental Tavern in Vulcan Lane for refreshments.