Connections

between New Zealand & Cornwall

People

Members

While we were compiling our anniversary booklet, we invited members to tell us where in Cornwall they felt the strongest connection. Click on the map to download a copy.

Judy Wright

President

I grew up in Hayle. Hayle is a coastal town best known for its three miles of golden sands and its industrial heritage. more...

Nick Bartle

Secretary/Treasurer

Born in St. Day, Nick grew up in what had been one of the main mining towns during Cornwall’s heyday of tin and copper mining. more...

Heather GladstoneChristchurch member

Christchurch Musician becomes fifth Cornish bard in New Zealand. more...

CORNISH ASSOCIATION OF VICTORIA more....

Places

GWAVAS GARDEN HOMESTEAD more...

Things

BARBARA HEPWORTH

Forms in Movement

Masterton more...

The Suter Gallery in Nelson has a number of pieces in its collection originating from Cornwall including this painting:

BRYAN WYNTER (1915–1975),

Blue Landscape, 1951, oil on canvas.

Presented 1959 By Mrs M Steven.

On a recent trip to the Wellington Marine Centre, Seaview more...

What a surprise to find this tray in my local branch of Mitre 10 in Martinborough.

Judy Wright

December 2021

RITA ANGUS

Wellington more...

The Seamen's Chapel, St Ives - Link

HAROLD HARVEY Dunedin more...

DAME LAURA KNIGHT

Auckland Art Gallery more...

CLARKSON STANFIELD Melbourne more....

THOMAS COOPER GOTCH Melbourne more....

This festive spiced fudge from St Ives Cornwall, was discovered at “Fancy on Ferguson” in Williamstown, Victoria, Australia.

Judy Wright

December 2022

In 1873 Emily White emigrated to New Zealand from St Day in Cornwall with her mother and sister. She brought a bible with her that she had been awarded for her regular attendance at school. It is in the collection of the Edwin Fox Ship and Maritime Centre in Picton.

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