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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 >>

Christmas ‘me Time’ On Offer At Fyffe House

Friday, 18 November 2022, 9:33 am | Heritage New Zealand

Fyffe House has just the thing for people looking to carve out a bit of ‘me time’ amidst all the end-of-year events and parties, Christmas shopping and menu planning. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2211/040e6773f638298eb83f.jpeg" ... More >>

Explore Ursula Bethell’s Connection To Christchurch’s Built Heritage

Thursday, 17 November 2022, 2:40 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Poetry, art and Christchurch’s built heritage may seem an unlikely combination to some, but Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga Acting Director Southern, Christine Whybrew, will link all three in a public talk on November 20 (2-3pm at Te Whare Waiutuutu ... More >>

Heritage Rocks!

Friday, 4 November 2022, 1:38 pm | Heritage New Zealand

That’s the message Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga will be sharing at the upcoming Bay of Islands A&P Show at the Te Waimate Showgrounds on November 12. The Northland office of HNZPT will team up with colleagues at Te Waimate Mission ... More >>

Help Wanted At Northland’s Historic Places

Monday, 31 October 2022, 6:33 pm | Heritage New Zealand

A world of opportunity awaits jobseekers at some of Northland’s premium heritage places this summer. Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga is hiring – and is particularly interested in hearing from people who can tell a good yarn or are keen to learn how ... More >>

Stories Behind Walls

Wednesday, 24 August 2022, 2:35 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Stone walls rock! That’s the message two fans of Northland’s dry stone walls will bring as part of the Kōrero / Conversations section of Upsurge – an eight day festival of the arts in the Bay of Islands region. Northland author Catherine ... More >>

Rawene Church Building Restored – And Now Up And Running

Friday, 12 August 2022, 9:01 am | Heritage New Zealand

A landmark historic building in Rawene, which has been brought back from the brink of decay and restored to life, hosted its first community engagement recently. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2208/8e7225845cfc29f725ef.jpeg" ... More >>

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 >>





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