Sunday, August 20, 2017

Thames (NZ): 150 Event - True Tales Book Launch at The Treasury

After months of work, The Treasury today (20 August 2017) launched the latest book in their 'True Tales' series. The stories have been contributed by people from around New Zealand and overseas; expertly collated into a book by Geraldine Dunwoodie.

The Stories cover family and personal memories of Thames, Thames' Haunted House, The House of Hotunui, Electricity to Thames, McDonnell Motors and so much more........

The book launched today was "True Tales of Thames" published by the Treasury, The Coromandel Heritage Trust. These books provide a valuable source of revenue for The Treasury, and are definitely worth a look. Available for sale at The Treasury and online via their shop. The book is A4 format, soft cover, has many black & white photos, and is 300 pages long. (ISBN978-0-9941489-0-2)

ABOVE: The "TRUE TALES OF THAMES" book-cover (front & back)
BELOW: The book launch at The Treasury, where several contributors read sections from the book. Standing in the centre, is Kae Lewis reading her contribution on Reverend Harper and the Hooper Family of Tapu. (Kae has the Goldminer's Database and is webmaster for The Treasury)

Photo courtesy of Anne Stewart Ball