Dinner Meeting - 24 July 2018
Tue 24 Jul 2018, 06:00 pm
Tue 24 Jul 2018, 08:30 pm
Mana Cruising Club
Ngatitoa Domain (off Pascoe Avenue)
Wheelchair access, Accessible toilets, Mobility parking
David Grant is an award-winning historian based in Wellington. He has written13 books and a myriad of essays for anthologies, dictionaries,
His last major publication, 'The Mighty Totara: the Life and Times of Norman Kirk' was a short-listed finalist in the 2014 NZ Post Book Awards for non-fiction.
He has written a number of books on wartime dissent and his talk will be based around the 14 conscientious objectors who were taken against their will to the front-line on France in July 1917, why they were sent and what happened to them.
The best known of these 14 was Archibald Baxter.