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Good cake, Good company at the Annual Grafton Community Picnic

Posted April 27, 2017 by Rosanne Armitage

Some real nice people live in our neighbourhood.  Good to come together over some delicious cake and Humonade at the local park.  Hope to see you at the next one!      

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People for People – 8 min Doco – on Hum

Posted December 18, 2016 by Rosanne Armitage

If you’ve ever wanted a little more insight into Hum, thanks to Hayley Becht, Mina Silipa and crew, who open a small window for you.  An 8 min doco on Hum, “People for People”.

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‘People for People’ Short Documentary

Posted December 17, 2015 by Oskari

We’ve had a chance to be part of a short documentary called ‘People for People’, directed by Hayley Becht and produced by Mina Silipa. The documentary is about Hum and Falling Apple, the people behind it and some ongoing activities. We hosted a premier screening night on the 12th of December at our backyard. Around […]

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Civic Trust Winter Lecture Series at Hum Salon

Posted September 15, 2015 by Oskari

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

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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Hum Art Gala 2014

Hum Art Gala 2014 round-Up

Posted January 28, 2015 by Oskari

We had a successful and fun first Art Gala here at Hum Salon on the 29th of November 2014. There was a nice little crowd in attendance for the auction and the majority of the works on offer were sold. We would like to thank the whole volunteer team that did such a great job […]

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

Posted January 23, 2015 by Oskari

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 […]

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Pop-up Restaurant – a wee peek

Posted January 10, 2015 by Rosanne Armitage

We’ve been doing some preliminary foraging, tasting and mind bending with the driven and passionate Luuk Hoffman, an inspired chef from The Netherlands. Luuk took out the International Basque Stage Competition in 2012, one of many accolades and has worked for an array of outstanding International Chefs and Restaurants, we’re getting excited about the up […]

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Hum Art Gala 2014

Kahurangi Wine jumps on board for the Art Gala tonight!

Posted November 29, 2014 by Rosanne Armitage

Phil from Kahurangi is providing their beautiful Sauvignon for the Art Gala tonight!  Thanks Phil! More on the Sauvignon we are serving up here

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