From Rangitoto to One Tree Hill (pic above), North Head to Mangere Lagoon, volcanoes have profoundly shaped
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Auckland Libraries and Auckland University Press invite you to
’s Volcanic Heritage* Auckland
an illustrated talk by Bruce Hayward
Wednesday 28 September, 5:30pm - 7pm
Refreshments at 5:30, talk starts at 6:00
Central City Library, Whare Wānanga (level 2)
Come along to hear Bruce Hayward, the lead author of Volcanoes of Auckland: The Essential Guide (AUP, 2011), talk about the nature and the culture of our region's volcanic life.
Bruce W Hayward is an
geologist and research scientist who was awarded the NZ Order of Merit for services to geological conservation. He is the author of many books including A Field Guide to Auckland, co-authored with Auckland Graeme Murdoch. Murdoch, previously Director of Heritage, Auckland Regional Council, who has researched, lectured and written on aspects of Auckland’s human history for 40 years, was also a co-author of Volcanoes of Auckland, as was Gordon Maitland, Curator, Pictorial Collections, Auckland War Memorial Museum, whose particular interest is the early appearance and the changing landscape of Auckland as documented by photographs, paintings and sketches.
Copies of the book, just out this month from AUP, will be available for sale courtesy of Unity Books.
Bookings highly recommended: phone 377 0209 or email Karen.Craig@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz
NEW! $4 parking at the Civic Car Park for
Central Library events! You can now pick up a discount voucher from the Library which will give you $4 off the price of parking at the Civic Car Park. Park after 5pm, pay when you return to your car, insert the discount voucher into the machine after you have inserted your ticket and $4 will be deducted from the standard $8 price. Auckland