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A Kid-friendly Archaeology Resource Kit Is Being Launched Today As Part Of New Zealand Archaeology Week (April 27-may 5)

Monday, 29 April 2024, 6:33 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Collated by Dr Rosemary Baird, Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga Senior Outreach Advisor, based in Christchurch, the kit will be available on the Heritage New Zealand website for people to download and print free of charge. The kit includes posters, ... More >>

Futuro House Listed As A Historic Place

Monday, 18 March 2024, 9:44 am | Heritage New Zealand

The heritage values of a near-perfect example of a 1970s architectural classic have been officially recognised. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2403/7ecbc5e8d97ea4e022d1.jpeg" width="720" height="333"> The Area 51 Futuro House (HNZPT) ... More >>

Historic Cemetery Listed As A Category 1 Historic Place

Monday, 18 March 2024, 9:40 am | Heritage New Zealand

Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga has listed Addington Cemetery – Christchurch’s oldest public cemetery – as a Category 1 historic place identifying it as a place of outstanding heritage significance. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2403/63678cea80cfcffd5273.jpeg" ... More >>

Off The Wall Exhibition A Fusion Of History And Art

Monday, 26 February 2024, 12:20 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Heritage lovers, art enthusiasts, interior design aficionados, and families are invited to immerse themselves in the enchanting experience of Off the Wall - a journey through the evolution of interior design in Aotearoa New Zealand told through the ... More >>

David Clendon The New Tohu Whenua Coordinator In Te Tai Tokerau

Tuesday, 30 January 2024, 8:04 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Northland’s Tohu Whenua programme is about to enter an exciting new phase with the appointment of Kerikeri resident David Clendon as its new Regional Coordinator in Te Tai Tokerau. Launched in Northland in 2016, Tohu Whenua is a visitor programme ... More >>

Alberton Celebrates 50 Years Open To The Public

Monday, 18 December 2023, 3:31 pm | Heritage New Zealand

A stunning historic Mt Albert mansion, once the heart of colonial Auckland’s social elite, has celebrated its 50th anniversary of being open to the public. Alberton, cared for by Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga, has racked up its first half century ... More >>

Kate Sheppard House Celebrates Third Anniversary

Thursday, 14 December 2023, 2:14 pm | Heritage New Zealand

One of New Zealand’s most significant heritage places is celebrating its third anniversary of being open to the public. It was three years ago on December 15 that Prime Minister the Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern formally opened Te Whare Waiutuutu Kate ... More >>

Submissions Sought On Heritage Listing For Area 51 Futuro House

Monday, 11 December 2023, 9:37 am | Heritage New Zealand

An immaculately renovated example of a rare futuristic tiny home is in the running to receive heritage recognition. The Area 51 Futuro House in Ōhoka. Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga is seeking submissions on a proposal to list the Area 51 Futuro ... More >>

Maureen Lander exhibition launched at Kerikeri Mission Station

Friday, 8 December 2023, 4:36 pm | Heritage New Zealand

An exhibiton of original creations by internationally renowned Artist Laureate Maureen Lander has been launched at the historic Kerikeri Mission Station. The artworks, which incorporate weaving and sculpture, are inspired by the deep connections of ... More >>

A Dickens Of A Good Time Offered At Totara Estate’s Victorian Christmas

Friday, 1 December 2023, 10:19 am | Heritage New Zealand

It’s time to celebrate Christmas the good old-fashioned way at Totara Estate. The historic attraction, which is cared for by Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga, will be decking its halls with boughs of holly and swags of various other evergreens ... More >>

Handy Hints For Headstones At Te Waimate Show

Friday, 3 November 2023, 9:06 am | Heritage New Zealand

Are you feeling concerned at the state of a family member’s headstone – but aren’t too sure what to do about it? Help is at hand at this year’s Bay of Islands A&P Show (Te Waimate Showgrounds) on Saturday November 11. Staff from the ... More >>

Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga Finalist In Design Awards

Tuesday, 15 August 2023, 12:56 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Heritage NZ Pouhere Taonga Is Delighted Its New Website Has Been Chosen As A Finalist In The Designers Institute Of New Zealand Best Awards. The website, created in partnership with developers Tribal Aotearoa, launched in March 2023, and highlights the organisation’s ... More >>

Listing Shows Hundertwasser Toilets Anything But Bog Standard

Wednesday, 19 July 2023, 4:14 pm | Heritage New Zealand

The heritage significance of a Northland icon whose design quirkiness has put Kawakawa on the international map has been recognised by Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga. The Hundertwasser Public Toilets have been listed as a Category 1 historic place. ... More >>

Listing Shows Hundertwasser Toilets Anything But Bog Standard

Wednesday, 19 July 2023, 1:08 pm | Heritage New Zealand

The heritage significance of a Northland icon whose design quirkiness has put Kawakawa on the international map has been recognised by Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2307/9c317f3e34088b09f018.jpeg" ... More >>

Catch A Falling Star At Alberton This Matariki

Wednesday, 12 July 2023, 12:22 pm | Heritage New Zealand

An exhibition of original artwork celebrating the Matariki season takes place at Alberton, the historic Mt Albert mansion cared for by Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga. Entitled Catch a Falling Star , the exhibition features artwork by students ... More >>

Matariki The Star Attraction At Kerikeri Mission Station

Wednesday, 5 July 2023, 2:56 pm | Heritage New Zealand

A Matariki event for children will be the star attraction at the Kerikeri Mission Station on Matariki Day (July 14). Children will be able to come and enjoy listening to Matariki-themed stories and take part in seed planting. Matariki marks the beginning ... More >>

Join The Search For The 2023 Rākau O Te Tau / Tree Of The Year

Wednesday, 24 May 2023, 3:49 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga is encouraging people to join the search for Aotearoa’s most interesting tree. The national heritage agency is joining forces with the New Zealand Arboricultural Association and other partners to find this year’s ... More >>

New Zealand’s First Rainbow Heritage Listing

Monday, 1 May 2023, 10:20 am | Heritage New Zealand

The heritage values of Duigan’s Building at 23 Ridgway Street, Whanganui have been officially acknowledged by Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga through the addition of Duigan’s Building to the New Zealand Heritage List/Rārangi Kōreroon 11th May ... More >>

National War Memorial Proposed As A National Historic Landmark

Friday, 3 February 2023, 11:19 am | Heritage New Zealand

Public submissions are sought for the proposed recognition of the National War Memorial as a National Historic Landmark. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2302/b9cfdccd1148b241bb43.jpeg" width="720" height="477"> NHL Carillion Tomb and Hall ... More >>

Clendon Collection Added To The UNESCO Register

Monday, 5 December 2022, 2:34 pm | Heritage New Zealand

<img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2212/7c06c47a3ab17fd79dba.jpeg" width="553" height="720"> James Reddy Clendon A unique collection of family papers spanning almost 150 years, and covering watershed moments ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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