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Bexley Residents' Association (Christchurch, N.Z.)



  • Existence: 1975 - 2012


The Association was established in 1975, with Mr A.P. Harper as the first president. The Bexley Residents’ Association produced a newsletter during some of the time the association existed, under various names - Newsletter, Bexley News and Bexley Brag and ran from 1983 to 2008. The Association’s 25th anniversary was celebrated with a Family Fun Gala Day on the 19th March 2000 in Wairoa Reserve. In 2012 the Bexley suburb was one of the first to be red zoned in 2011 after the devastating earthquakes, residents moved elsewhere and the association subsequently disbanded. The final meeting of the Bexley Residents’ Association on 29 April 2012, held at the Roy Stokes Hall in New Brighton. Labour East MP at the time, Lianne Dalziel spoke at the meeting of leaving the suburb after thirteen years

Styilanou, G. (2012, April 30). Tears as Bexley group call it quits. The Press, p4.
Bexley Residents Association review of the contributions and achievements. Bexley Residents' Association
(2012, September 7). Bexley residents' group goes. The Star, p3.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Bexley Residents' Association records

Identifier: Arch 0605
Scope and Contents

The records of the Bexley Residents' Association includes those largely relating to the Association's 25th birthday celebrations. Includes articles, press clippings, photographs and correspondence relating to the celebrations.

Includes 1994 and 1995 press articles and photographs of Jack Hinton, V.C., and his wife Molly, who retired to Bexley. There is also a copy of the order of service for Mr. Hinton's funeral, 1997.

Dates: 1976-2000