Charles Southwell

Charles Southwell 1814 – 1860, Grave Symonds St, Auckland Charles Southward was a Freethinker, lecturer, newspaper owner, editor and actor. He is buried in Symonds Street, Auckland, close to Rationalist House, also in Symonds Street. His grave is not far from...
Michael Savage

Michael Savage

Michael Joseph Savage Michael Joseph Savage, 1872 – 1940 Trade unionist, socialist, politician, prime minister He is remembered at Bastion Point, Auckland with a spectacular Savage Memorial. Michael Savage was born on 23 March 1872 at Tatong, near Benalla in...
Rationalist House

Rationalist House

Rationalist House, 64 Symonds St, Auckland The purchase of Rationalist House in 1960 by the New Zealand Rationalist Society of New Zealand was a proud time. This fine building on Symonds Street in the heart of Auckland was bought entirely from funds raised by members,...
Thomas Bloodworth

Thomas Bloodworth

Thomas Bloodworth Park, Remuera Bloodworth, Thomas 1882 – 1974 Carpenter, trade unionist, local politician This biographical material is from: Bush, Graham W. A. ‘Bloodworth, Thomas 1882 – 1974’. Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, updated 22...
Dove-Myer Robinson

Dove-Myer Robinson

Dove Myer Robinson remembered at – Dove Myer Robinson Park, Parnell, Auckland Adapted from: Edgar, John. ‘Robinson, Dove-Myer 1901 – 1989’. Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, updated 22 June 2007 http://www.dnzb.govt.nz/ Salesman, clothing...
Wrights Hill Trees

Wrights Hill Trees

For many years during the 1990s and into the twenty-first century the Humanist Society of New Zealand performed winter planting on Wrights Hill as part of the restoration project. Vivian Bogle was a member of the Society and also a member of the Wrights Hill...