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Te Awamutu’s Business Area: The story of its development with Alan Hall

Following on from his New Wine in Old Bottles talk for Heritage Month 2020, Alan Hall provides a follow up talk in August on The Development of Te Awamutu’s Business Area between 1880 and 1920 and the role played by the Town Board in the provision of essential services and the opening up Mission Station land for development.

Alan will also discuss some of the more important commercial buildings erected in Te Awamutu between 1890 - 1950, along with observations about the architectural styles, modifications and the changing use of these buildings as the local economy developed.