Unitec History

A DigitalNZ Story by Penny Dugmore

The grounds that now are occupied by Unitec have a rich history.

Carrington, Oakley Hospital, lunatic asylum

Oakley Hospital

Auckland Libraries

[Exterior View, Avondale Lunatic Asylum]

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira

[Exterior view of the Avondale Lunatic Asylum and surrounding grounds]

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira

[Exterior View of Avondale Lunatic Asylum hospital building]

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira

[Exterior view of the Avondale Lunatic Asylum and surrounding grounds]

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira

[Portrait of a female assistant Avondale Lunatic Asylum]

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira

[Portrait of a female assistant-Avondale Lunatic Asylum]

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira

[Exterior view of Avondale Lunatic Asylum and the surrounding grounds]

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira

[Exterior view of Avondale Lunatic Asylum]

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira

[Portrait of two male attendants , Avondale Lunatic Asylum]

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira

[Group portrait of attendants , Avondale Lunatic Asylum]

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira

[Group portrait of staff at Auckland Lunatic Asylum]

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira

[Two guards sitting on tree stumps smoking, Avondale Lunatic Asylum]

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira

[Portrait of two unidentified women nurses, Auckland Lunatic Asylum]

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira

[Avondale Lunatic Asylum main building and grounds]

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira

[Avondale Lunatic Asylum main building and grounds]

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira

[Two male attendants , Avondale Lunatic Asylum]

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira

[Male attendant, Avondale Lunatic Asylum]

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira

[Group portrait of male attendants , Avondale Lunatic Asylum]

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira

[Group portrait of male attendants , Avondale Lunatic Asylum]

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira

[Group of male attendants/guards, Avondale Lunatic Asylum]

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira

[Group portrait of male attendants , Avondale Lunatic Asylum]

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira

[Eight female assistants courtyard - Avondale Lunatic Asylum]

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira

[Staged portrait of female attendants, Avondale Lunatic Asylum]

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira

[Group portrait of male attendants, Avondale Lunatic Asylum]

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira