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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 >>

Volunteers celebrated at Highwic

Tuesday, 10 June 2014, 12:12 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Highwic, the Heritage New Zealand property in Newmarket, is celebrating National Volunteer Week [June 16-21]. “Without our team of dedicated volunteers we wouldn’t be able to achieve half of what we’re able to do at Highwic,” says Visitor Services ... More >>

Award-winning film programme comes to Old St Paul’s

Thursday, 5 June 2014, 2:46 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Wellingtonians have a one off opportunity to view an award-winning slice of vintage kiwiana in the stunning Old St Paul’s this month. Reel Life in Rural New Zealand – a creative partnership between Heritage New Zealand and the New Zealand Film ... More >>

Public talks mark 150th anniversary of Ewelme Cottage

Tuesday, 3 June 2014, 12:39 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Two experts in very different fields will hold public talks to mark the 150th anniversary of Ewelme Cottage – the Heritage New Zealand (formerly New Zealand Historic Places Trust) property in Parnell. Textiles and costumes expert Angela Lassig will talk ... More >>

Mother’s Day concert at Highwic

Monday, 5 May 2014, 2:26 pm | Heritage New Zealand

A special Mother’s Day concert at Highwic – the Heritage New Zealand property in Newmarket – will feature a programme of live music guaranteed to be every mum’s cup of tea. More >>

For all you mums in Northland…

Monday, 5 May 2014, 12:10 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Northland mums have the opportunity to celebrate Mother’s Day in style this year with a special High Tea at the Kerikeri Mission Station’s Honey House Café. The café – nestled on the banks of the Kerikeri River behind Kemp House – provides ... More >>

St Augustine’s Church registered

Thursday, 17 April 2014, 5:08 pm | Heritage New Zealand

The historic importance of a Devonport church has been recognised by the country’s lead heritage agency. More >>

Landmark war memorial up for registration

Thursday, 17 April 2014, 5:03 pm | Heritage New Zealand

The historic value of the earliest known built World War I monument erected in New Zealand is in being assessed by the country’s lead heritage agency. Heritage New Zealand (formerly the NZ Historic Places Trust) has proposed the First World War ... More >>

New Zealand Historic Places Trust becomes Heritage NZ

Sunday, 13 April 2014, 3:35 pm | Heritage New Zealand

New Zealand Historic Places Trust becomes Heritage New Zealand From today, the New Zealand Historic Places Trust will be known as Heritage New Zealand. The te reo Maori name of the organisation, Pouhere Taonga, remains the same. “The name change is ... More >>

 

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