Avondale-Waterview Historical Society Inc
of Avondale and Waterview, Auckland, in New Zealand





Other Publications


Other Publications:
(links that are provided open with Google Drive. Contact me at
historian@avondale.org.nz if you'd like a .pdf emailed to you.)

General history:


The Zoo War

(J J Boyd's Royal Oak Zoo)
(Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4)
by L J Truttman (2008)


A Place to Stay Awhile:
Auckland's Transit Camps 1944-1978

by Lisa J Truttman (2020)

Naming the delicious little ray (from Chinese gooseberry to Kiwifruit),
by L J Truttman (2010)

Wairaka's Waters,
by L J Truttman (2007)

The Maunga at Mount Albert
by Lisa J Truttman (2020)

The Canal Promoter (David Bruce Russell),
by L J Truttman (2019)


Somewhere between the truth and otherwise (John Douglas Stark)
by L J Truttman (2016)

Maungawhau: The People's Park
Volume 1 and Volume 2, by L J Truttman

The Domain At The Bay
(Gittos Domain history)
by L J Truttman (2021)


Between the Waters: A history of the Otahuhu Canal Reserve.
(no link as publication copyright rests with Auckland Council and Otahuhu Historical Society)


Reports, compilations:

650A Mt Albert Road, research summary by L J Truttman

143 White Swan Road report, by L J Truttman

The Lively Brays of Mt Albert, by L J Truttman

Paw Prints (Zion Wildlife Gardens, Kamo), compiled by L J Truttman

Hartshorn Brickworks c1895-1917 and Henderson Brick and Tile Syndicate 1903 c1912 Te Atatu North

Remembering Miss Newey, by L J Truttman (2012)



A Doctor in the Whau (Dr Thomas Aickin), by L J Truttman

Fruit from the Scoria (Captain Robert David James), by L J Truttman

The Legend Maker (Rev Alexander McKenzie)


Index to Challenge of the Whau
The index was first compiled by Lisa Truttman in the mid 1990s, after the book was published in 1994 by the Ron Oates and the Avondale History Group. This version scanned with OCR and edited February 2021.

Once the Wilderness index, by L J Truttman

Rugged Determination index, by L J Truttman