Photographed by Larnie Nicolson for Lonny, styled by Sam van Kan.
Heritage Piece
"This was where New Zealand’s first Labour Prime Minister, Michael Savage held many meetings," explains Britten. "Eventually, the Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffalo bought the building off the I.O.O.F, and it is the ‘Buffs’ who we purchased the hall from. Although we don’t know for certain, it seems these fraternities shared pretty similar characteristics — traditions, rituals, beer, and for the most part, exclusively male."