125 Elliot St
Howick, Auckland 2014
Hosted Visit, open to individuals and small groups: join our popular guided tour of the galleries. Hear an introductory talk and watch the film ‘Poles Apart’.
The museum will open at 10.15 am, we will serve morning tea and start with a talk at 10.30am, the event will finish around 12.30pm, with free time to wander the exhibits The museum is open till 4pm. Price is $10 per person. Morning tea / coffee / biscuits included. Bookings not required.
‘Poles Apart’ (1 hour) tells the poignant story and background of 733 Polish children and 102 adults who came to live in Pahiatua, New Zealand, 1944. These survivors were forcibly deported from Poland to Russia during World War 2 then evacuated to Persia during a short amnesty. They eventually found a home in New Zealand.