CTA AGM

Civic Trust Auckland held its 2022 AGM in the afternoon of 19 November at John Kinder House in Parnell, attended by 17 members and including a presentation by former board member Helen Geary on the current consultation about the Leys Institute. The president’s report, given by Allan Matson, noted that...

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Pre-Christmas gathering at Kinder House

A small pre-Christmas gathering was held on the afternoon of Sunday 13 December at Kinder House, CTA Board member Gary Russell, the curator at Kinder House, having kindly offered the use of the venue for this purpose. A little live music was provided by Audrey van Ryn and her sister...

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Civic Trust AGM 2020

The 2020 AGM was held on 8 November at Kinder House. The meeting was run by the Vice-President / Secretary, Audrey van Ryn, the President being in isolation due to COVID-19. Audrey read the President’s report and answered questions. Discussion ensued about such issues as the siting of the Erebus...

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Civic Trust AGM 2019

Civic Trust’s 2019 AGM was held yesterday, Sunday 17th November at Kinder House. Following the usual format, President Allan Matson presented his report, highlighting the major activities of Civic Trust in the past year. He illustrated the various issues and events with a slide presentation. Next,  Allan Matson and secretary...

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Presentation: Corporate Funding of Heritage Conservation

On Tuesday 2 April, Civic Trust had a presentation, “Corporate Funding of Heritage Conservation,” by Kok Hong Wan, a Master of Urban Planning (Prof) and Heritage Conservation student, as notified in the February newsletter (https://civictrustauckland.org.nz/newsletters/). The presentation, held at Kinder House, started at  4:45pm and was followed by the Board’s...

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50th Celebratory AGM at Kinder House

Saturday 17th November saw Civic Trust celebrate it’s 50th AGM at Kinder House. President Allan Matson presented a slide show to illustrate his report on the Trust’s activities in the past year. The guest speaker was Glen Hazelton, presently Director of Organisational Development at Heritage NZ. His presentation was on...

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Incendiary 1901: Heritage Festival Play

In this year’s Heritage Festival, Civic Trust supported the production of Incendiary 1901, a play reading in period costume by a Waiheke company, Grow Your Own Productions. It was presented on Sunday 30 September, in the Ellen Melville Hall, Freyberg Place, in the CBD, and also had performances on Waiheke...

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