Published annually since 1973. Members receive a copy as part of their
Most issues are available for purchase ($10) from the Society. To read
all issues online
Karori Streets. Will
Chapman & Kitty Wood.
First published 1991.
Revised and updated by Judith Burch 2019.
Cost $35 plus postage.
Available for sale.
|Karori and its People.
Judith Burch and Jan Heynes 368 pages
First published 2011. Cost $30.
Available for sale - please email
with the Subject: Karori & It's People Book Order
Guided Walk: Karori Cemetery Heritage Trail. Dierdre T.Wogan &
Karori Historical Society. 22 pages
One in the series of Heritage
Trail booklets published by Wellington City Council.
||Heritage Trail -
Karori. Jim Brodie & Judith Burch with Michael Kelly &
34 pages. A trail of 34 sites
of historical interest in Karori.
One in the series of Heritage Trail booklets published by Wellington
||Terawhiti and the
Goldfields. James W. Brodie. 328 pages
First published 1986
Available for sale from the Society.
||High Point: St
Mary's Church, Karori, Wellington, 1866-1991. Margaret Hilda
||The Karori Gold
Rush 1869-1873. James W. Brodie 20 pages
The valley of the Upper
Kaiwharawhara Stream, particularly the Karori Reservoir area, was the
site of considerable mining activity before the building of the lower
Karori Dam in 1873. It has now been developed as the Karori
Wildlife Sanctuary. This booklet is a chapter in James Brodie's book
Terawhiti and the Goldfields (2000/1986), referred to above.
Reservoir Area - A Brief History. Judith Burch 40 pages
||Homewood from its
Beginnings. R.W.Lithgow 20 pages
1841 - 1991 William G. Chapman & Katherine M.
Wood 105 pages
This book describes how Karori was
sub-divided and gives the origin of the street names.
*WPL OOP (see
above for the revised and updated 2019 edition)
||From Bush to
Suburb: Karori 1840 - 1980. Margaret Grace Patrick
||The First Ten
Years: From 4 April 1973. Kitty Cave & Karori Historical
Society 23 pages