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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 >>

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 >>