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Explore Kemp House garden at your own pace

Thursday, 11 December 2014, 12:19 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Visitors to Kerikeri’s Kemp House and Stone Store can now explore its Garden of National Significance at their own pace. A new self-guided garden tour of the Kerikeri Mission Station has been launched in anticipation of the upcoming summer tourist ... More >>

Honey House Café a hive of activity again

Tuesday, 2 December 2014, 3:43 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Kerikeri people are able to enjoy their favourite riverside café experience again this summer. The Honey House Café – located immediately behind Kemp House in the Kerikeri Basin – is now up and running, and serving up the best of Kiwiana cuisine ... More >>

Settlement reached after lime kilns damaged

Monday, 1 December 2014, 11:36 am | Heritage New Zealand

Heritage New Zealand has settled with Oamaru company Mitchell & Webster Limited following damage to two of North Otago’s most iconic stone structures at a dairy conversion site earlier this year. More >>

Christmas cheer comes to Pompallier Mission

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 5:05 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Christmas cheer will be coming to Russell once again this year at the annual Carols @ Pompallier concert at Pompallier Mission, the Heritage New Zealand property in Russell, Bay of Islands. More >>

New app tells stories behind our Path to Nationhood

Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 5:43 pm | Heritage New Zealand

A new free app for smartphones and tablets telling stories about one of the most dynamic and colourful periods of New Zealand’s history is being launched today. More >>

Christmas shopping with a conscience means help for heritage

Monday, 10 November 2014, 12:01 pm | Heritage New Zealand

A range of retro toys and games will be on sale for a very limited time at the 277 Newmarket shopping centre in mid-November – and money raised will go towards the maintenance and upkeep of Highwic, cared for by Heritage New Zealand. More >>

Harcourts decision delights Heritage New Zealand

Tuesday, 4 November 2014, 9:50 am | Heritage New Zealand

Heritage New Zealand is delighted with the Environment Court’s decision that reaffirms the retention of the Harcourts Building in central Wellington. Environment Judge Jeff Smith dismissed the appeal by Lambton Quay Properties Nominee Limited under ... More >>

Grand re-opening for Rawene heritage gem

Friday, 31 October 2014, 10:01 am | Heritage New Zealand

Hokianga locals turned out in force recently to celebrate the opening of a Rawene heritage landmark after months of refurbishment and restoration. Owners of the Category 2 Ferry House (formerly Andrewes Store), Linda Blincko and Lynn Lawton of Devonport ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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