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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 >>

Working together with our te reo Māori Heritage

Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 3:00 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Heritage New Zealand provides advice to both central and local government, property owners including iwi, hapū and whānau, and others on identifying, protecting and promoting New Zealand’s heritage sites. It regulates the protection of archaeological ... More >>

Mother Courage at Alberton

Wednesday, 29 April 2015, 9:45 am | Heritage New Zealand

Mother Courage at Alberton Alberton will host two performances of an anti-war classic on May 6 and 7. Mt Albert Grammar School’s Year 13 drama class students will perform Bertolt Brecht’s Mother Courage and Her Children at the Mt Albert historic property ... More >>

Drama in the attic at Pompallier Mission

Friday, 20 March 2015, 2:33 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Pompallier Mission in Russell will be transformed into a performance venue for two days during the Bay of Islands Arts Festival in late April. More >>

Make your own cheese at Alberton

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 2:21 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Make your own cheese at Alberton Aucklanders will soon have the chance to experience ‘cheese culture’ in an exciting new way. Katherine Mowbray of Thames will hold two sessions entitled Learning How to Make Cheese at Alberton, the Heritage New Zealand ... More >>

Echoes of World War I resonate at Ewelme

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 9:12 pm | Heritage New Zealand

A century down the track, the First World War still casts a long shadow over many New Zealand families – including the family associated with Ewelme Cottage in Parnell. More >>

Art Deco Day steps out again at Highwic

Tuesday, 17 March 2015, 11:02 am | Heritage New Zealand

People will have an opportunity to get their groove on 1920s-style at Auckland’s Own Art Deco Day Out on April 19. Live jazz, along with a sparkling array of classic cars from the days of flappers and swingers, will make Highwic – the Heritage New ... More >>

School holiday fun at Highwic

Monday, 16 March 2015, 5:00 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Highwic, the Heritage New Zealand property in Newmarket, is the place to be these school holidays. More >>

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 >>