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Heritage recognition for Wairarapa military site

Wednesday, 11 March 2015, 2:11 pm | Heritage New Zealand

A Wairarapa farm site with a strong military connection to two world wars has been recognised as a Category 1 historic place by Heritage New Zealand. More >>

Highwic Plant Fair on again

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 12:26 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Keen gardeners should circle March 15 on their calendars. That’s the day of the Highwic Plant Fair – the annual gardening event, organised by gardener and plantsman Martin Keay – which brings together a selected group of specialty growers and horticultural ... More >>

Classic luncheons and teas at Alberton

Friday, 13 February 2015, 5:29 pm | Heritage New Zealand

A series of special dine-in experiences at one of Auckland’s favourite Heritage New Zealand destinations will take place again this year. More >>

Heritage New Zealand seeks public input

Thursday, 5 February 2015, 11:32 am | Heritage New Zealand

Heritage New Zealand is seeking the public’s views on how best the organisation can continue to promote, protect and identify heritage. More >>

History in the making at Mangungu Mission

Thursday, 29 January 2015, 3:05 pm | Heritage New Zealand

History will be made on February 4, 2015 when New Zealand’s Governor-General – Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae – visits Mangungu Mission, the historic Wesleyan mission house today cared for by Heritage New Zealand. More >>

Heritage New Zealand saddened by Sir Ian’s passing

Friday, 16 January 2015, 4:43 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Heritage New Zealand notes with sadness the passing of Sir Ian Athfield in Wellington. Sir Ian had been an invaluable member of Heritage New Zealand’s Board and Maori Heritage Council since September 2009. More >>

Timely reminder on finding archaeological artefacts

Tuesday, 13 January 2015, 3:03 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Recent heightened interest in fossicking using metal detectors and the online sale of moa bones and other artefacts has come with a reminder from Heritage New Zealand about the process that should be followed if potential archaeological artefacts are ... More >>

Cath sends her visitors packing – in the best possible way

Tuesday, 23 December 2014, 8:46 am | Heritage New Zealand

Cath Ferguson of Kerikeri will be sending her visitors packing this summer – though in the nicest possible way. More >>

Explore Kemp House garden at your own pace

Thursday, 11 December 2014, 12:19 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Visitors to Kerikeri’s Kemp House and Stone Store can now explore its Garden of National Significance at their own pace. A new self-guided garden tour of the Kerikeri Mission Station has been launched in anticipation of the upcoming summer tourist ... More >>

Honey House Café a hive of activity again

Tuesday, 2 December 2014, 3:43 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Kerikeri people are able to enjoy their favourite riverside café experience again this summer. The Honey House Café – located immediately behind Kemp House in the Kerikeri Basin – is now up and running, and serving up the best of Kiwiana cuisine ... More >>

Settlement reached after lime kilns damaged

Monday, 1 December 2014, 11:36 am | Heritage New Zealand

Heritage New Zealand has settled with Oamaru company Mitchell & Webster Limited following damage to two of North Otago’s most iconic stone structures at a dairy conversion site earlier this year. More >>

Christmas cheer comes to Pompallier Mission

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 5:05 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Christmas cheer will be coming to Russell once again this year at the annual Carols @ Pompallier concert at Pompallier Mission, the Heritage New Zealand property in Russell, Bay of Islands. More >>

New app tells stories behind our Path to Nationhood

Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 5:43 pm | Heritage New Zealand

A new free app for smartphones and tablets telling stories about one of the most dynamic and colourful periods of New Zealand’s history is being launched today. More >>

Christmas shopping with a conscience means help for heritage

Monday, 10 November 2014, 12:01 pm | Heritage New Zealand

A range of retro toys and games will be on sale for a very limited time at the 277 Newmarket shopping centre in mid-November – and money raised will go towards the maintenance and upkeep of Highwic, cared for by Heritage New Zealand. More >>

Harcourts decision delights Heritage New Zealand

Tuesday, 4 November 2014, 9:50 am | Heritage New Zealand

Heritage New Zealand is delighted with the Environment Court’s decision that reaffirms the retention of the Harcourts Building in central Wellington. Environment Judge Jeff Smith dismissed the appeal by Lambton Quay Properties Nominee Limited under ... More >>

Grand re-opening for Rawene heritage gem

Friday, 31 October 2014, 10:01 am | Heritage New Zealand

Hokianga locals turned out in force recently to celebrate the opening of a Rawene heritage landmark after months of refurbishment and restoration. Owners of the Category 2 Ferry House (formerly Andrewes Store), Linda Blincko and Lynn Lawton of Devonport ... More >>

Take the sniff test at Highwic’s Sweet Pea Festival

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 3:39 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Visitors to this year’s Sweet Pea Festival at Highwic – the Newmarket property cared for by Heritage New Zealand – will be invited to take a sniff test. Internationally renowned horticulturist and leading Sweet Pea breeder, Dr Keith Hammett, will be ... More >>

Highwic spinning and weaving a diamond celebration

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 1:00 pm | Heritage New Zealand

A special exhibition of contemporary weaving will take place at Highwic, the historic property in Newmarket cared for by Heritage New Zealand, from November 1-16. More >>

Wanted: Art Students at Alberton

Tuesday, 7 October 2014, 2:20 pm | Heritage New Zealand

A Devonport artist passionate about “teaching the world to draw” will hold a two-day workshop for people wanting to develop their art skills at Alberton, the property in Mt Albert cared for by Heritage New Zealand, on October 21 and 28. More >>

One More Chance for Anzac Book Readings

Monday, 6 October 2014, 2:07 pm | Heritage New Zealand

People will have one last chance to hear readings from The Anzac Book at Highwic, the Heritage New Zealand property in Newmarket, on October 12. More >>