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Matariki Exhibition And Talk At Pompallier Mission Celebrates Earliest Māori Writing And Drawing

Tuesday, 7 June 2022, 5:36 pm | Heritage New Zealand

One of the earliest drawings on paper by a ‘New Zealander’ – kites drawn by Titere of Rangihoua, Bay of Islands, in 1818. An exhibition of some earliest known examples of Māori engagement with writing and drawing on paper from 1793 to 1835 ... More >>

Peria Pupils Explore Waikainga Pā On Epic Field Trip

Friday, 27 May 2022, 6:00 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Pupils of Peria School enjoyed a class trip with a difference recently, exploring the cultural history and archaeological features of a heritage taonga which is in their own neighbourhood. Children joined Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga staff ... More >>

Documentary Highlights BoI Connection With Ship And Canadian Rebels

Friday, 20 May 2022, 2:37 pm | Heritage New Zealand

A documentary telling the story of the fate of 140 Canadian patriots, who rebelled against British rule in Canada, and their connection to one of New Zealand’s best-known shipwrecks will screen at Kerikeri next month. Land of a Thousand Sorrows Revisited ... More >>

Historic Pear Tree Nominated For First-ever Tree Of The Year

Monday, 9 May 2022, 3:35 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Kiwis have the chance to awhi a much-loved tree that has been part of the Kerikeri landscape for over 200 years as part of the first-ever Rākau o te tau / Tree of the Year Aotearoa. The Pear Tree is the sole survivor of 185 fruit trees and grape ... More >>

Link To Pacific Voyaging Expertise Goes Live Today

Friday, 29 April 2022, 6:31 pm | Heritage New Zealand

An internet link giving access to a treasure trove of traditional knowledge, expertise and historical information on Pacific voyaging – which has never been assembled in one place before – is now live in time for New Zealand Archaeology Week (April ... More >>

Northland’s Secret War Features In New Aotearoa Unearthed Podcast Episode

Wednesday, 20 April 2022, 6:25 pm | Heritage New Zealand

A new addition to a popular podcast series on New Zealand archaeology throws a spotlight on Northland’s secret war. Podcast editor, Rosemary Baird of Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga, interviews four Northlanders who used archaeological research and ... More >>

Kemp House Celebrates Milestone Anniversary

Wednesday, 23 March 2022, 7:31 pm | Heritage New Zealand

New Zealand is set to observe a very special anniversary on Friday [March 25]. Kemp House in Kerikeri – which is cared for by Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga, and is the country’s oldest building – celebrates 200 years since people first ... More >>

Dam Good – Despite A Bit Of A Knock

Tuesday, 30 November 2021, 6:14 pm | Heritage New Zealand

St Michael's aerial shot One of Ohaeawai’s little known historic places has survived a bit of rough and tumble. Recent flooding resulted in an errant log running into the wall of a small dam causing damage to one of its walls, and undermining a much-loved ... More >>

Heritage Stalwart Calls It A Day

Tuesday, 16 November 2021, 4:51 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Grainger Brown – call it a day after 23 years of heritage volunteer work in Northland. One of Northland’s heritage stalwarts is calling it a day. Grainger Brown of Kerikeri has been a foundation member of Heritgae Northland Inc since its inception in 2014 ... More >>

Volunteers’ Research Now On Show At Whangarei Museum

Monday, 15 November 2021, 1:28 pm | Heritage New Zealand

A recent visit by Kerikeri resident Jack Kemp to Kiwi North’s new exhibition Tora! Tora! New Zealand! in Whangarei marked the culmination of three years hard work. Jack, together with Parapara resident Dr Bill Guthrie, worked as volunteer researchers ... More >>

Printer’s Link – Historic Prayer Book Acquired By HNZPT

Monday, 1 November 2021, 4:23 pm | Heritage New Zealand

A piece of New Zealand’s early Te Reo publishing heritage was snapped up at auction recently by Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga. The newly acquired Hymn and Prayer book which dates back to 1845. A prayer and hymn book dating back to 1845 was acquired ... More >>

Windows Of Old Government Buildings 'good As New'

Wednesday, 27 October 2021, 8:39 am | Heritage New Zealand

A two-year project to restore every sash window in one of the world’s greatest wooden buildings draws to a close on Wednesday (October 27). Joiner extraordinaire and legendary tour guide Mike Deavin will shut the latch on the 804th and final window ... More >>

Heritage New Zealand seeks stories of queer heritage

Tuesday, 24 August 2021, 9:28 am | Heritage New Zealand

New Zealand Heritage Pouhere Taonga is proud to announce the Rainbow List Project as part of its work to diversify the New Zealand Heritage List/Rārangi Kōrero. Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga (HNZPT) has begun work in recognising the LGBTTFQI+ ... More >>

Extension for applications for HNZPT Mātauranga grants

Monday, 23 August 2021, 3:24 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Kia hiwa rā! Kia hiwa rā! He karere whakamōhio tēnei nā Pouhere Taonga ki te motu. Nō te whakaohonga anō o te mate kōwheori 19 ki Aoteroa nei, kua panonihia te rangi aukati i ngā tono karāti mātauranga Māori a Pouhere Taonga ki te 3 o ... More >>

Mātauranga Māori Grants Program Launched To Value Of Half Million

Tuesday, 6 July 2021, 4:09 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Applications are now open for twenty grants of up to $25000 for iwi, hapū and hāpori Māori projects supporting revitalisation of vulnerable mātauranga Māori, thanks to the Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga Contestable Grants program, announced ... More >>

Technology Gives A 3D Snapshot In Time For Kerikeri’s Stone Store

Monday, 28 June 2021, 3:31 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Different views of the Stone Store using 3D laser scanning technology to create a high-precision model of New Zealand’s oldest stone building A Kerikeri engineering firm has used state of the art 3D laser scanning technology to create a high-precision ... More >>

Matariki The Star Attraction At Kerikeri Mission Station

Monday, 21 June 2021, 4:46 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Matariki events will be the star attraction at the Kerikeri Mission Station for the next four weeks. Children visiting Kemp House and the Stone Store will have the opportunity to colour and decorate their favourite Matariki star, which will then ... More >>

St Mary’s At Mamaranui Listed As A Historic Place

Friday, 11 June 2021, 12:14 pm | Heritage New Zealand

The heritage importance of a church that has been at the heart of the Kaihū Valley community for over 120 years has been formally recognised by Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2106/1e92d5d04427a86221fc.jpeg" ... More >>

Wool Bale Stencil Exhibition To Make A Great Impression At Highwic

Tuesday, 8 June 2021, 4:23 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Secret Lives of Stencils: an exhibition. An exhibition telling the story of an old Kiwi shearing shed practice, which produced some of the country’s earliest export brands that represented New Zealand internationally, will open at Highwic on June ... More >>

Applications Open For National Heritage Preservation Incentive Fund 2021

Friday, 28 May 2021, 3:09 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Applications for a fund that provides financial incentives to encourage the conservation of privately owned heritage places are now open. The National Heritage Preservation Incentive Fund, administered by Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga, supports the ... More >>