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From ‘hop kiln class’ to new Parkvale School

Tuesday, 4 June 2019, 5:12 pm | Hawke's Bay Knowledge Bank

Nearly 400 photos from across Parkvale School’s ‘lifetime’ have been loaded onto the Knowledge Bank Hawke’s Bay’s website, just as the school celebrated its 100th birthday this month. More >>

Sneak peek at Therkleson photos

Monday, 29 April 2019, 10:03 am | Hawke's Bay Knowledge Bank

A treasure trove of hundreds of photos has been discovered at a family home and delivered to Knowledge Bank to ensure the images are preserved for ever. More >>

Live stories of Bay’s history

Tuesday, 12 March 2019, 9:45 am | Hawke's Bay Knowledge Bank

The story of the Doris tragedy, a 1932 shipping accident that left 10 men dead, is just one of the local stories noted Hawke’s Bay historian Michael Fowler is readying for an action-packed talk this month. More >>

History at your fingertips

Saturday, 16 February 2019, 11:21 am | Hawke's Bay Knowledge Bank

Searching ‘fire’ on the Knowledge Bank’s new website brings up snippets of history not publicly available before Hawke’s Bay Digital Archives Trust was set up, near nine years ago. There are images of the 1962 Watties’ fire that many will ... More >>

A jump into future for Knowledge Bank

Sunday, 10 February 2019, 8:44 am | Hawke's Bay Knowledge Bank

Just as several major historic records – one with over a million images - are readied for the digital world, Knowledge Bank Hawke’s Bay is taking a big leap into the future. More >>

Feeding family not easy 150 years ago

Saturday, 1 December 2018, 11:13 am | Hawke's Bay Knowledge Bank

Getting food from the land on to the family table was a major preoccupation 150 years ago – so vastly different from today’s trip to the supermarket. More >>

Massive history project fascinates MP Lee

Friday, 7 September 2018, 9:57 am | Hawke's Bay Knowledge Bank

Shining “nuggets” of history gleaned from hand-written diaries, oral histories and preserved newspaper clippings fascinated MP Melissa Lee when she visited Hawke’s Bay Knowledge Bank last week. More >>

 

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