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Civic Trust Winter Lecture Series at Hum Salon

Posted September 15, 2015 by Oskari Miettinen

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 […]

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Visitors from Wellington for Valentine’s Day

Posted February 14, 2015 by Oskari Miettinen

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 […]

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