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Take the sniff test at Highwic’s Sweet Pea Festival

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 3:39 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Visitors to this year’s Sweet Pea Festival at Highwic – the Newmarket property cared for by Heritage New Zealand – will be invited to take a sniff test. Internationally renowned horticulturist and leading Sweet Pea breeder, Dr Keith Hammett, will be ... More >>

Highwic spinning and weaving a diamond celebration

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 1:00 pm | Heritage New Zealand

A special exhibition of contemporary weaving will take place at Highwic, the historic property in Newmarket cared for by Heritage New Zealand, from November 1-16. More >>

Wanted: Art Students at Alberton

Tuesday, 7 October 2014, 2:20 pm | Heritage New Zealand

A Devonport artist passionate about “teaching the world to draw” will hold a two-day workshop for people wanting to develop their art skills at Alberton, the property in Mt Albert cared for by Heritage New Zealand, on October 21 and 28. More >>

One More Chance for Anzac Book Readings

Monday, 6 October 2014, 2:07 pm | Heritage New Zealand

People will have one last chance to hear readings from The Anzac Book at Highwic, the Heritage New Zealand property in Newmarket, on October 12. More >>

Pompallier Mission welcomes new manager

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 1:09 pm | Heritage New Zealand

The promise of new challenges and a rare opportunity to manage one of New Zealand’s most important historic places have drawn Scott Elliffe from the deep heartland of the South Island to the sunny Bay of Islands. More >>

Highwic commemorates WWI for Heritage Festival

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 4:44 pm | Heritage New Zealand

One of New Zealand’s most loved radio veterans will read from a book that made history in more ways than one as part of the Auckland Heritage Festival. More >>

Open Day at Kerikeri Mission Station

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 4:55 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Kerikeri Mission Station staff are planning a special open day on Sunday September 21 giving people free entry to Kemp House and the Stone Store – and a whole lot of other attractions besides. More >>

Planting for ecological health at Edmond’s Ruins

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 9:52 am | Heritage New Zealand

A team of volunteers dedicated to restoring and maintaining the ecological health of land in the Kerikeri Inlet area has just completed some new planting at Edmond’s Ruins. More >>

Exhibition commemorates Mt Albert’s WWI connection

Monday, 1 September 2014, 5:18 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Alberton, the Heritage New Zealand property in Mt Albert, will host a World War I exhibition with a difference as part of the Auckland Heritage Festival. More >>

Heritage of original Panmure Bridge recognised

Friday, 1 August 2014, 5:05 pm | Heritage New Zealand

The remains of the earliest major swing-bridge to have been built in the North Island have been entered as a Category 2 item on the New Zealand Heritage List/Rarangi Korero. More >>

Archaeology uncovered at Athenree open day

Friday, 1 August 2014, 12:56 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Archaeologists working on the Athenree Homestead have uncovered a number of features associated with the earliest days of the landmark Western Bay of Plenty building. More >>

Avoiding disasters with old buildings

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 12:53 pm | Heritage New Zealand

An internationally renowned specialist in building materials conservation will hold a free public lecture at the Jubilee Building in Parnell on Monday August 11 (7pm) in association with Heritage New Zealand. More >>

Public safety priority on heritage retention

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 12:02 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Heritage New Zealand says public safety remains the priority in discussions on providing heritage owners financial assistance and incentives to retain heritage buildings and make them commercially viable. More >>

Full-on August for Alberton

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 4:09 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Alberton – the Heritage New Zealand property in Mt Albert – will be making a big song and dance throughout August. Visitors to the historic mansion will be able to enjoy a range of events offering something for everyone. “We’ll begin the ... More >>

Archaeological Open Day at Athenree

Monday, 14 July 2014, 11:39 am | Heritage New Zealand

An archaeological excavation in the grounds of one of the Western Bay of Plenty’s landmark historic buildings will take place at the end of this month. More >>

School holiday fun at Highwic

Wednesday, 9 July 2014, 11:40 am | Heritage New Zealand

Bored youngsters will be able to enjoy doing something a little different these school holidays at Highwic, the Heritage New Zealand property in Newmarket. School-aged children will be able to play games their great-great-great grandparents are likely ... More >>

Sweet Pea Festival coming up

Monday, 30 June 2014, 4:56 pm | Heritage New Zealand

The sweet success of Highwic’s Sweet Pea Festival held last year will be repeated again on November 22-23 2014. More >>

Literary Notes strike a chord at Old St Paul’s

Wednesday, 25 June 2014, 2:37 pm | Heritage New Zealand

What happens when music and literature collide? The synergy between the two will be explored in a unique series of conversations and performances at Wellington’s Old St Paul’s from next month. More >>

Taonga to be unveiled at Kemp House

Friday, 20 June 2014, 12:56 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Three taonga gifted to missionary James Kemp will be unveiled and blessed at a special ceremony at Kemp House at 10am on June 27. They are believed to have been gifted by Ngapuhi rangatira Hongi Hika, before he left to go to Whangaroa in 1827. More >>

Heritage New Zealand places make the Top Six

Thursday, 19 June 2014, 11:07 am | Heritage New Zealand

Three historic places cared for by Heritage New Zealand have featured in the top six landmarks as voted by TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Award. More >>

 

 

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