Onslow Historical Society Centre Exhibition

Onslow Historical Society Centre Exhibition

View the exhibition ‘The North Road’ featuring colonial artists’ work of the northern suburbs c.1850, and browse the Society’s library and large collection of black and white historical photographs of the area.

The Centre, called KATE, derived from its origins the Khandallah Automatic Telephone Exchange, is a Registered Category 1 building with Heritage NZ.

There is easy parking on Khandallah Road and the Johnsonville suburban train service provides transport to the Simla Crescent Station almost opposite the Centre. The travel from Wellington Central through the historic tunnels makes it an historic journey and a fun ride for children.

Group bookings for a personal guide to the Society’s archive are welcomed. Please contact the Society to book tours.

The Onslow Historical Society publish regular newsletters and the magazine “The Onslow Historian” to subscribing members. To learn more about the Society and membership, click here.


No booking is required.

Location: 86 Khandallah Road, Kandallah

Cost: Free

Email Contact: siersjudy@gmail.com

Telephone Contact: Judy Siers 04 934 6334

Onslow Historical Society

The Onslow Historical Society started from small beginnings in 1968. The Society's areas of interest are the northern and western suburbs of Wellington and adjoining rural land. Their role is to provide information, education, entertainment and the opportunity for all to discover and participate in local history initiatives.

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