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Gifts for King and Country

Wednesday, 9 April 2014, 12:07 pm | Historic Places Trust

Do you recognise this man? The photo of this New Zealand World War I Medical Corps soldier is just one of several in the Kemp House collection, though staff have no information about him – or many of his brothers-in-arms whose photos are also in ... More >>

Archival documentary gives intriguing look at 1950s Auckland

Thursday, 20 March 2014, 2:37 pm | Historic Places Trust

The New Zealand Film Archive has joined forces with The New Zealand Historic Places Trust (NZHPT) and Silo Park to provide a unique opportunity for Aucklanders to step back in time. More >>

Musicians to rock Te Waimate Mission

Tuesday, 11 March 2014, 12:45 pm | Historic Places Trust

Some of the hottest names in New Zealand music will be performing at the ‘Songs of Summer’ Fête on March 22, which is being held at Te Waimate Mission – the New Zealand Historic Places Trust (NZHPT) property at Waimate North. More >>

5 Star Garden experience awaits in Northland

Tuesday, 4 March 2014, 12:31 pm | Historic Places Trust

Gardens at two of New Zealand’s premier heritage places have been rated as 5 Star by the New Zealand Gardens Trust. More >>

Thimble solution to turkey problem

Friday, 7 February 2014, 12:03 pm | Historic Places Trust

Hannah King – one of the first missionaries to arrive in the Bay of Islands in 1814 – was an expert seamstress. More >>

Public talk to shed light on Hohi Mission

Saturday, 1 February 2014, 3:16 pm | Historic Places Trust

The findings of a two-year archaeological research project looking at New Zealand’s first permanent European settlement will be presented by Dr Ian Smith at a public lecture at Kingston House in Kerikeri on February 9 (4pm). More >>

Visit a local icon for anniversary day

Monday, 6 January 2014, 6:41 pm | Historic Places Trust

Visit a local icon for anniversary day A chance to visit a New Zealand icon is on offer on Wellington Anniversary Weekend with a coach trip to the country’s first permanent lighthouse. First lit on 1 January 1859, Pencarrow Head Lighthouse was ... More >>

Archaeology for kids at Kerikeri

Monday, 6 January 2014, 2:47 pm | Historic Places Trust

The NZ Historic Places Trust is organising a live archaeological experience at Quince’s Landing – a 10 minute drive from Kerikeri – on January 14 (12 noon -2.30pm approx) followed by a brief tour of the nearby Edmond’s Ruins. More >>

Tea time at Alberton again

Monday, 23 December 2013, 4:21 pm | Historic Places Trust

A favourite time-honoured English institution will take place once again at Alberton – the Mt Albert mansion cared for by the New Zealand Historic Places Trust (NZHPT). More >>

Victorian Dream at Alberton

Friday, 20 December 2013, 5:14 pm | Historic Places Trust

One of Auckland’s up-and-coming artists will feature some of her work in an exhibition at Alberton, the Mt Albert mansion cared for by the New Zealand Historic Places Trust (NZHPT). More >>

Sweet deal for heritage tourists

Friday, 20 December 2013, 5:12 pm | Historic Places Trust

Visitors to New Zealand Historic Places Trust (NZHPT) properties in Northland can enjoy a sweet summer deal. More >>

Helping the Timeball Station to rise again

Thursday, 12 December 2013, 11:19 am | Historic Places Trust

Helping the Timeball Station to rise again Holcim New Zealand has got behind the New Zealand Historic Places Trust (NZHPT) plan to rebuild the Timeball Station in some form at Lyttelton. The company has donated $100,000 to the project from the ... More >>

Auckland Passport – on sale now

Tuesday, 10 December 2013, 4:21 pm | Historic Places Trust

People can experience the best of Auckland’s heritage at a special rate this summer. More >>

Celebrating a Victorian Christmas at Totara Estate

Thursday, 5 December 2013, 12:56 pm | Historic Places Trust

The Victorian Christmas was a joyous time with family at the heart of the celebrations and Totara Estate plans to capture the magic of the occasion with an afternoon filled with activities, stories, games, carols and more – on Sunday 8th More >>

12 Days of Christmas’ at Alberton

Monday, 2 December 2013, 2:20 pm | Historic Places Trust

The festive season wouldn’t be the same without the ‘12 Days of Christmas’ concerts. This year, acclaimed actor George Henare – fresh off the stage performing in The Pirates of Penzance – will team up with Cathie Harrop to bring laughter ... More >>

Recognition for Historic Bridge and Flaxmill

Monday, 2 December 2013, 1:07 pm | Historic Places Trust

The last remains of a once thriving flax industry in the Manawatu and Horowhenua areas have been registered as a Category 1 historic place by the New Zealand Historic Places Trust (NZHPT). The concrete remains of the Tane Hemp Company Limited Suspension ... More >>

Late night shopping at Kerikeri Stone Store

Tuesday, 26 November 2013, 5:28 pm | Historic Places Trust

To celebrate the festive season and a new shipment of wares, the Stone Store invites the public to two shopping evenings complete with refreshing punch and nibbles to enjoy. More >>

Bruce Paine concert at Alberton

Tuesday, 26 November 2013, 11:26 am | Historic Places Trust

Two of New Zealand’s leading classical guitarists will perform a concert of live music as part of Alberton’s 150th anniversary on December 7 at 7pm. Bruce Paine and Rex Button will present The 19th Century Guitar – A Tribute to Alberton as ... More >>

Rangiriri commemorations a moving occasion

Monday, 25 November 2013, 9:40 am | Historic Places Trust

Recent 150th anniversary commemorations at the site of Rangiriri Pa – a Waikato War site that is the only battle ground cared for by the NZ Historic Places Trust in the Waikato – had a deep effect on many people who attended. More >>

Festive Fête at Pompallier Mission

Friday, 22 November 2013, 3:57 pm | Historic Places Trust

Watch out for a cracker of a Christmas party coming up at Pompallier Mission in Russell, Bay of Islands. Pompallier Mission, which is cared for by the NZ Historic Places Trust, will celebrate its French heritage in style by holding the first-ever Fête ... More >>





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