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Druk coat of arms, Herb Druk, public domain

‘Early Polish Settlers of Auckland’ exhibition

Part of Auckland Heritage Festival 2022


This year the Polish community celebrates 150 Years of Polish settlement in New Zealand. Discover colourful family histories and stories of fore-running Poles and Prussian-Poles who settled in Auckland in this exhibition. Discover Polish forerunners who lived in Auckland, including a linguist, a tailor and a prince’s son.


Two interesting facts

  1. Lubecki’s father was a prince descended from the famous 9th century Norman Prince Ruric.
  2. An eminent member of New Zealand society, Lubecki left a considerable number of bequests to charities totalling approximately 8,600 pounds in 1926.


Dates: 2 Oct-16 Oct, Tue-Fri: 10am-4pm, Sun: 12pm-5pm

Venue: Polish Heritage Trust Museum, 125 Elliot St, Howick, East Auckland 2014

Free off-street parking, wheelchair accessible Lower Gallery and toilet

Museum entry:

Casual visitors by donation, no bookings required

Group bookings by prior arrangement (group fee applies)

After hours by prior arrangement

Phone (09) 533 3530

Email: phtmuseum@outlook.com

Website: http://www.polishheritage.co.nz/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Polish-Heritage-Trust-Museum-in-Howick-New-Zealand



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