Katherine Mansfield's Thorndon: Guided Walking Tour
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Katherine Mansfield's Thorndon: Guided Walking Tour

Explore the Thorndon that Katherine Mansfield knew and the traces of her legacy that remain in the landscape today.

Beginning with a short introductory talk at Katherine Mansfield House & Garden, the guided walking tour will finish at the National Library for a special viewing of Mansfield-related objects from the Alexander Turnbull Library’s collection.

Kathleen Mansfield Murry (née Beauchamp; 14 October 1888 – 9 January 1923) was a prominent modernist writer who was born and brought up in New Zealand. She wrote short stories and poetry under the pen name Katherine Mansfield.

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Location: Katherine Mansfield House & Garden, 25 Tinakori Road, Thorndon, Wellington

Duration: 2.5 hours

Cost: $12 per person

Katherine Mansfield House & Garden and National Library of New Zealand

Katherine Mansfield House & Garden is the birthplace of acclaimed New Zealand writer Katherine Mansfield and a Category 1 Historic Place. The National Library Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa enables visitors to access and use the collective knowledge of the nation. It is home to the Alexander Turnbull Library, a leading research library which celebrated its centenary in 2020.

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