Māori Battalion and the Avondale training camp

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"It can and should be remembered that one of the places where the legendary Māori Battalion began was a small semi-rural backwater in Auckland called Avondale". In this episode Lisa Truttman shares a Whau Heritage Story linking a wider history of the Māori Battalion to Avondale’s racecourse which was the chosen site of the training camp, named “Waiatarua". Recorded live on 24st April, 2021 at Avondale Library. The Whau Heritage Stories series supported by the Whau Local Board and Auckland Libraries. Sound record: SA_0137_002,

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