Inside Pukekohe’s Pioneer Cottage

As promised, I went and visited the Pukekohe’s Pioneer Cottage at Roulston Park on Stadium Drive. I was warmly greeted by Franklin Historical Society members Brien Golding and Nuki Hanfling who had opened the cottage for the day. After speaking with them about the F.H.S meeting which was held on Saturday, they are wanting help…

Pukekohe’s Pioneer Cottage

Pukekohe’s Pioneer Cottage, opened in October 1965, now stands as a memorial to the pioneers of Pukekohe. The cottage was originally built by John Martyn near the Great South Road at Ramarama in 1859. It is traditional in design with four rooms off a central passage: a kitchen with open fireplace, a sitting room and…