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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 >>

Salesman Of ‘good Oil’ Had Plenty Of Bottle

Tuesday, 11 May 2021, 3:08 pm | Heritage New Zealand

An artefact from the Kerikeri Mission Station collection which harks back to an earlier, more deregulated era of medical healthcare will soon be going on display. Frank Weston – the picture of health and vitality – photographed sometime during ... More >>

Free Entry To Exhibition For Children At Russell Museum

Friday, 16 April 2021, 3:13 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Children will have free admission to a new exhibition launched recently at Russell Museum – Te Whare Taonga o Kororāreka, telling the story of the rich history of Mangahāwea Bay. Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga is subsidising the cost of children ... More >>

Free Entry To War Display For Anzac Day

Tuesday, 13 April 2021, 3:26 pm | Heritage New Zealand

The Stone Store will open from 1pm on Anzac Day (April 25) – and visitors will be able to learn about Northland’s ‘secret war’ free of charge that day. Kerikeri Mission Station Visitor Host Millie Harris with the World War II display in the Stone ... More >>

Carnival Day For Children – April 17

Monday, 29 March 2021, 3:25 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Pompallier Mission, the historic property in Russell cared for by Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga, is organising a Carnival Day on April 17th with free entry for everybody – big and small. The carnival is part of Children’s Day – Te Rā O Ngā Tamariki, ... More >>

Three-fold Recognition Of Significant Wellington Heritage Places

Wednesday, 24 February 2021, 10:44 am | Heritage New Zealand

Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga has recognised the exceptional significance of three Wellington historic places. These noteworthy buildings, built throughout the 20th century, are now Category 1 historic places on the New Zealand Heritage ... More >>

Plans For Māngungu Tiriti Commemorations Underway

Tuesday, 2 February 2021, 2:11 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Commemorations marking the largest signing of the Treaty of Waitangi are taking shape – and everybody is invited. Friday February 12 will mark the 181st anniversary of Governor William Hobson meeting with Rangatira from the Hokianga regarding Te ... More >>

Public Talk Looks At Early Polynesian Settlement On Moturua Island

Tuesday, 27 October 2020, 1:35 pm | Heritage New Zealand

People will be able to learn about one of New Zealand’s oldest known Polynesian settlement sites at a public talk in Whāngārei on Friday October 30. Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga Northland Regional Archaeologist, Dr James Robinson, will ... More >>

Thames School Of Mines To Open Again On October 1

Friday, 25 September 2020, 1:33 pm | Heritage New Zealand

The Thames School of Mines is about to open its doors to the public again. The historic School and its much loved Rock Shop will open five days a week (Wednesdays to Sundays, 10am-4pm) beginning on October 1. “With the Covid-19 lockdown in March, and the ... More >>

Heritage Toolkit Full Of Success Stories

Tuesday, 15 September 2020, 3:19 pm | Heritage New Zealand

A toolkit developed by Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga to provide councils and community stakeholders with information and strategies encouraging the retention, preservation and reuse of heritage buildings is being launched today [Sept 15]. Saving ... More >>

Chance Phone Call Sheds New Light On Pompallier Mission

Friday, 4 September 2020, 10:09 am | Heritage New Zealand

A chance phone call between Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga Northland Manager Bill Edwards and retired solicitor Rick Norris has added a new layer of information about one of New Zealand’s oldest historic buildings. “Rick had contacted me ... More >>

Two New Board Appointments For Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga

Wednesday, 26 August 2020, 3:25 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Materoa Dodd of Wellington and Keita Kohere of Gisborne have been appointed to the Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga Board, Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage announced today. Materoa Dodd (Ngāti Awa and Ngāti Te Rangi) will also ... More >>

Kate Sheppard House purchase delights

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 8:09 am | Heritage New Zealand

Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga and the University of Canterbury (UC) are delighted with the Government purchase of the Category 1 listed Kate Sheppard House in Christchurch, as announced by Greater Christchurch Regeneration Minister Megan Woods today. “To ... More >>