Other publications

 From time to time, research projects undertaken by members of AWHS on Avondale and Waterview are published online. This page, created primarily for the ease of use by the local community library, is a list of these publications which are available online at the Scribd site.

To download the .pdfs requires a Scribd account. If the reader prefers, simply contact me, and I'll forward the file.

Photo: Archibald Brothers of Rosebank

Fruit from the Scoria                                                                                                                                               A Matter of Convenience
Captain Robert David James of Mt Albert and New Windsor                                                                           The story of the Rosebank Road toilets & old Plunket rooms

Best's Varnish Works                                                                                                                                            The Rosebank Peninsula: A Landscape Thematic Study
Early Rosebank industry                                                                                                                                        by John Adam (State 1 - 2011)

The Legend Maker                                                                                                                                                Naming the Delicious Little Ray: from Chinese gooseberry to Kiwifruit
Rev. Alexander MacKenzie and the "Danish Princess"                                                                                   

History of the Avondale Salvation Army Corps                                                                                                  St Ninians Church of Avondale, 150 years 1860-2010http://www.scribd.com/doc/35069354/St-Ninian-s-Church-of-Avondale-150-Years-1860-2010

Story of Victoria Hall                                                                                                                                             The Lively Brays of Mt Albert
Now known as Rosebank Peninsula Church. Originally written 2001, updated 2008.                                  Story of the Bray family

To Serve Them All My Days
by Jack Dragicevich                                                                                             History of Avondale's Stables and Depot Sitehttp://www.scribd.com/doc/26824384/History-of-Avondale-Stables-and-Depot-Site
History of Avondale Catholic Church

Towards a Bright Future
History of Avondale Business Association

Tait's Playground
Story of Tait Park, Avondale

Glenburn: Avondale's "Fire on the Clay"
Story of the Hunt / Bycroft / Craig / Glenburn brickyards, St Georges Road, Avondale

Leather Makers: story of the Gittos family tanneries.
Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4

Terminus: Story of the mouth of the Oakley Creek
Terminus 1: The Flour Millers
Terminus 2: The Tanners
Terminus 3: Mattson's Flat

Training Camps at Avondale Racecourse
The Maori Contingent at Avondale
The Tunnellers
Canvas City: The 3rd (Auckland) Mounted Rifles Camp, 1912

Waterview Heritage Study by Jack Dragicevich