Hum and Falling Apple Charitable Trust
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P1000759 History

Civic Trust Winter Lecture Series at Hum Salon

We had a chance to host our friends from the Civic Trust Auckland for a winter lecture about the history of the house at 123 Grafton Rd and the ongoing community-driven restoration work. Oskari talked a bit about the history of the house and Rosy gave a presentation about the process of bringing people together […]

Social Enterprise Auckland Exhibitions

‘Light In Dark Places’ Exhibition Opening

Joyce Mapusua, Carly Stevenson, Natalie Paluch, Kelvin Tse, Joanna Paluch, Tash Tansley and Tara Cassidy (+Hannah Segerfrojd) brought their art to be displayed on the walls of Hum Salon on Friday the 3rd of July. The exhibition is on until the 10th of July. You are welcome to come have a look during our normal opening […]

PeterHickson History

Visitors from Wellington for Valentine’s Day

We had some visitors from Wellington. Peter Hickson is a great grandson of the one-legged Kenneth “Crubach” McDonald who used to run a boarding house at 123 Grafton Road (or ‘Rothesay Hotel’, as it was called then) during World War I. Peter’s grandparents actually met at the house and fell in love. When Peter’s grandfather Cecil Harden […]

Birds of Paradise by FLOX Journal

FLOX original ‘Birds of Paradise’ on auction to support Hum

We are delighted to announce that this massive 1700mm original work featured in 2014 ‘Block NZ’ is about to find a new home. Flox has agreed to go 50/50 on the sale price and thus support our cause. The piece can be viewed at FLOX’s studio 13 Great North Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland. Go have […]