Memories of Ash Wednesday book

To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Ash Wednesday fire, the Gisborne Gazette has produced a book that features the stories of 63 individuals and families who survived the traumatic events of February 16, 1983. There is also a wealth of information gathered from reports published at the time.

This handsome book is illustrated with many photographs, some of which were taken during the fire.

Book Sales

All copies of the book have been sold.

For anyone who missed out, copies can be seen at the Gisborne Library, the Gisborne Genealogical Group and the Gisborne Historical Society.