Latest Past Events

AGM and talk by Barbara Brookes: The heyday of the YWCA Hostel (115 Brougham St)

Friends Meeting House, Moncrieff St, Mt Victoria, Wellington Moncrieff Stree, Wellington

Join us for a short AGM followed by a talk by Barbara Brookes, Professor Emerita in History at the University of Otago. Over the year 1916-1917, 1051 young women passed through the Wellington Young Women’s Christian Association’s Hostels, including the one at 115 Brougham Street. Men’s enlistment in the services for WWI meant an influx... Read more »

Home and Hania Streets – a social history

Tararua Tramping Club Moncrieff St, Mt Victoria, Wellington

Alan Olliver will present an illustrated social history of these two streets, uncovering a wealth of new material on the residents and businesses, and cultural and recreational activity which has occurred in this part of Mt Victoria.

25th Anniversary of Mount Victoria Historical Society

The Black Sparrow The Embassy Theatre, Wellington

Come join us for a jazz night - roaring 20s style - to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Mount Victoria Historical Society Date: Saturday July 24, 7pm till late Venue: The Black Sparrow bar in the Embassy Theatre Come dressed in your finest 1920s outfit - prizes for best dressed! Canapés and cake –... Read more »