Posts tagged with charity

January 1900 – This month last century

St Joseph’s Home for Incurable opens 113 years ago (29 January 1900) This home for so-called ‘incurables’, in Buckle Street, Wellington, was an initiative set up by Reverend Mother Mary Joseph Aubert, with the help of Catholic nuns, the Daughters of Our Lady of Compassion. Mother Aubert was the founder of this religious congregation, in… Read more »

Auction for Christchurch now on

The auction is up and running! Te Papa Picture Library and the Brian Brake Estate, with the support of Image Lab and Trade Me have organised an online charity auction to raise funds for the Red Cross Canterbury Earthquake Appeal Fund Twelve Brian Brake gallery-quality prints will be auctioned starting 5 September, 2011 and closing… Read more »