HISTORY

PHOTO: MICHAEL JEANS
Governor Generals, war heroes & sporting champions have been welcomed. Dozens of Debutante Balls, Hunt Balls, school Fancy Dress Balls, Flower Shows, Art Displays, Choir Festivals, private functions - 21st birthdays, engagements, weddings, reunions - gymnastics & indoor sports, have all used the Town Hall.

TOWN HALL HISTORY TIMELINE

1909

Opened

Mayor William Francis Buckland, £5,000

Borough Offices and Chambers
Carnegie Library £1,000
(Andrew Carnegie Current)

1915

Town Hall Pictures

1918

Hospital influenza epidemic

1927

Amalgamated Pictures, 1st Picture House outside of Auckland.

1954

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip lunch sto

1960s

Supper Room 1964 New Floor and toilets 1965 Central Heating

1982

Prince William Theatre

1983

Council Chambers moved in to Carnegie Library

2014

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge