Te Oranga Waikura Urban Forest

16 October 2017

Te Oranga Waikura Urban Forest

16 October 2017

Official opening of the Linwood Lower Fields Urban Forest Te Oranga Waikura

Creator: Kirk Hargreaves

Area: South East / Woolston

Reference ID: CCC-CaCu-forest-3

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Can anyone tell me please what was on this land back in the 1940s / 50s. I remember my family lived in a caravan on a site that housed a Grandstand and sports field. I remember starting the Woolston Primary School in 1956. There was a shortage of housing after WW II and we lived here for a few years while waiting for a State house. I understand it was called Athletic Park. I can't seem to find any images or mention of it on the internet.

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