Avondale Primary School


Thank yous

We would like to thank the following people and organisations who helped us learn so much about our community:

  • Lisa Truttman - Local historian
  • Ron Oates - Former Principal
  • Grace Hall - Landcare research
  • Mr. Bill - Hollywood Cinema
  • Avondale RSA and Mr. Todd - Executive member
  • Kathy Aoake - Kete weaver

We would like to thank these authors who allowed us to use their words and pictures:

  • The Avondale History Group - "Challenge of the whau: A history of Avondale", Avondale History Group, 1994
  • Lisa Truttman - "Heart of the whau: The story of the centre of Avondale", Avondale-Waterview Historical Society, 2000