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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 >>

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 >>