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Auckland Heritage Festival - The Yanks Are Coming

9 Oct 2019
Wednesday 9 October, 6.30 - 8pm
Auckland Heritage Festival
Event type: 
Cultural, Seminar/Public Lecture, Workshop/Seminar
Studio One Toi Tū
1 Ponosnby Road


During World War II, Auckland received the welcome invasion of American soldiers, sailors, marines and air crew to train, or recuperate from fighting the Japanese. This influx of young Americans had a profound impact on the local people and the built landscape. This illustrated talk will convey the scale and nature of the friendly occupation of our city, and help attendees look at Auckland in a new light.

Bookings essential: iloveponsonby.co.nz

Written by

Studio One Toi Tū

11 Sep 2019

Interests Studio One offers more ways for Aucklanders to to meet and share ideas, skills and practices with each other and our community. We’re always keen to receive proposals from makers and innovators with ideas for events, activities, courses, workshops and exhibitions.