Russell Heritage

Russell Museum enjoys telling some of the fascinating stories from the town's history. Our local paper Russell Lights carries regular feature articles called Heritage Corner which feature these early gems about the town and our people.

A selection of them have been reproduced here. When you visit Russell, look out as you may well recognise some of the places and names from our past.

Heritage Corner articles:

Early Tapeka
Fullers Launch Office 1965
Pacific Hotel / Hananui Hotel
The Colonial Gallery
Russell Police Station
Christ Church Centennial Hangi
Flood in the Town Basin
Fire at the Duke of Marlborough
Visit of Prime Minister Massey to Russell
Take the Back Road
Whangamumu Windy Harbour
Russell Wharf
Cosmopolitan Russell
Russell Town Council
Norfolk Pine at Te Wahapu
Subdivision the 'S' word
Winter Sports
A House with a Past
Exotic Visitor
A Welcoming Light
An Inherited Lot


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