Ohinemuri Regional History Journal 52, September 2008
Hauraki District Directory
Paeroa and District Historical Society
37 Belmont Road, Paeroa. Phone 07 862 8942
President: Mr Lud Sparks, Phone 07 862 7346.
Meetings: Society Committee: Third Monday of each month, except January.
General Meeting of Members: Third Monday of April, June, August, October. 1.30 p.m. in the Museum.
Paeroa and District Museum
Hon. Curator: Graham Watton. Phone 07 862 8486.
Meetings: Committee: First Friday each month.
Hauraki Plains Historical Society
President: Lorraine Hayward. Phone 07 867 7293.
Secretary: Tracey Spence. Phone 07 867 7763
Historic Maritime Park
President: Colin James. Phone 07 862 8703.
Secretary: Andrew Richards. Phone 07 862 6453.
Waihi Historical Society
PO Box 49, Waihi.
President: Mr Maurice Roycroft. Phone 07 863 6760.
Secretary: Ruth Hamilton-Irvine. Phone 07 863 7477.
Waihi Arts Centre and Museum Association
54 Kenny Street, Waihi. Phone 07 863 8426
President: Ollie Richardson. Phone 07 863 8733.
Secretary: Berys Daly. Phone 07 863 3554.
Meetings: Second Wednesday of the month at 5.30 p.m.
Victoria Battery Society Inc.
SH 2, Waikino.
President: Simon Elson. Phone 07 863 7593
Secretary: Rosemary Coppard. Phone 07 863 7422
Meetings: Third Wednesday each month at 7 p.m.
Waihi Walkways Association
Chairperson: Carol Speir. Phone 07 863 3279
Secretary: Annette Bowater. Phone 07 863 8863.
The Publishers are not responsible for the opinions and statements of writers in the Ohinemuri Regional History Journal.
Front Cover design by Elaine and the late Gary Staples. Waihi's well-known icon, the Cornish Pump House is linked by the Ohinemuri River with Paeroa's national icon, the L and P bottle.
The Paeroa and District Historical Society sincerely thanks Trust Waikato for its generous financial support over many years to enable this Journal to be published.