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Wed 3 Oct 2018, 1:00pm–5:30pm

Where: Whare Wānanga, Central Library, Level 2, 44 Lorne Street, CBD, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Commemorating the influenza pandemic of 1918, hear four historians speak and give their accounts of what happened.

An afternoon of HeritageTalks for Auckland Heritage Festival.

Hear the following accounts at this commemorative event.
"Why do we still need to know about the 1918 influenza pandemic?" with Geoffrey Rice, author of Black November.

"The stories behind the names; who were the victims?" with Jason Reeve, Ancestry

"Lived experiences - remembering 1918-1920" with Auckland Libraries' Principal Oral History and Sound curator Sue Berman

"The “Spanish Lady” and the Armed Forces - The "flu" and warfare in 1918" with military historian, Michael Wynd.

Booking recommended. Phone Central Auckland Research Centre on 09 8902412 or book online.

Are you interested in family and local history? Or about the history of New Zealand? Come along to one of our fortnightly HeritageTalks. Experts in specialised fields deliver these talks and provide insight into our histories.

HeritageTalks take place at Whare Wānanga, Level 2, Central City Library unless otherwise stated.

Booking is recommended.

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