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Christmas at Highwic Uniquely ‘Uke’

Friday, 22 November 2013, 12:54 pm | Historic Places Trust

Would-be ukulele players have the chance to learn some new skills at a ukulele workshop and Christmas sing-a-long coming up at Highwic in Newmarket on December 1. More >>

International flavour to Christmas at Old St Paul’s

Friday, 15 November 2013, 3:34 pm | Historic Places Trust

The stunning gothic architecture of Wellington’s Old St Paul’s will take on a festive glow next month, as the iconic church celebrates Christmas with a multi-cultural extravaganza. More >>

Clifden Bridge reopening to be celebrated

Friday, 25 October 2013, 4:23 pm | Historic Places Trust

An event to officially mark the reopening of the historic Clifden Suspension Bridge in Southland is to be held on Saturday 9 November. More >>

Classical concert with a difference at Alberton

Wednesday, 23 October 2013, 3:05 pm | Historic Places Trust

The NZ Historic Places Trust property in Mt Albert will resonate to the sound of internationally renowned pianist Ludwig Treviranus tackling favourite classics from Haydn, Mendelssohn and Debussy. And for something completely different, he will also ... More >>

Flour power

Friday, 18 October 2013, 12:40 pm | Historic Places Trust

One of North Otago’s most significant historic sites opens to the public again next week, once more providing a window to an industry that shaped the region. More >>

Re-wire on a Hayes Roast!

Thursday, 10 October 2013, 2:30 pm | Historic Places Trust

Hayes Roast is this season’s new addition to the offering at Hayes Engineering & Homestead, a Central Otago property cared for by the New Zealand Historic Places Trust (NZHPT). More >>

Auckland Maritime Heritage explored

Monday, 23 September 2013, 12:35 pm | Historic Places Trust

Noted Auckland maritime historian and authority on New Zealand’s maritime heritage, Harold Kidd, will present a one-off talk on The Development and History of Auckland Harbour and Maritime Heritage. More >>

Heritage Conservation talks at Highwic

Friday, 20 September 2013, 3:03 pm | Historic Places Trust

A series of three heritage conservation talks will be held at Highwic, the NZ Historic Places Trust property in Newmarket, as part of the Auckland Heritage Festival (Sept 28-Oct 13). More >>

Exhibitions to highlight Auckland’s heritage

Friday, 20 September 2013, 12:01 pm | Historic Places Trust

Two exhibitions will showcase very different aspects of Auckland’s built heritage as part of the Auckland Heritage Festival (Sept 28-Oct 13). More >>

Roof shout with a difference at Te Waimate Mission

Thursday, 29 August 2013, 11:30 am | Historic Places Trust

The NZ Historic Places Trust will host a roof shout with a difference in mid-September. More >>

Sweet Pea Festival coming up at Highwic

Monday, 26 August 2013, 5:50 pm | Historic Places Trust

Work is underway to transform the garden of one of Auckland’s most loved historic buildings into a floral extravaganza. More >>

Rising from the rubble - stories of High Street

Friday, 23 August 2013, 4:17 pm | Historic Places Trust

The Canterbury earthquakes irrevocably damaged Christchurch’s High Street precinct. The area’s Victorian and Edwardian streetscapes and series of lively interconnected laneways have changed forever, with a majority of its mostly masonry heritage buildings ... More >>

Historic Bridge proposed for registration

Friday, 23 August 2013, 1:08 pm | Historic Places Trust

The last remains of a once thriving flax industry in the Manawatu and Horowhenua areas have been proposed for registration as a Category 1 historic place by the New Zealand Historic Places Trust (NZHPT). More >>

Performing arts at Alberton

Wednesday, 21 August 2013, 4:11 pm | Historic Places Trust

Two very different examples of the performing arts will take place at Alberton, the NZ Historic Places Trust property in Mt Albert at the end of the month. More >>

Delicious dinner at Kerikeri Mission

Friday, 2 August 2013, 11:30 am | Historic Places Trust

The Kerikeri Mission Station is hosting a delicious heritage dinner at the gorgeous Honey House café. More >>

Toys part of the fun at Highwic these holidays

Monday, 15 July 2013, 2:34 pm | Historic Places Trust

Bored school children will be able to enjoy doing something a little different at Highwic these school holidays. Master toymaker Richard Lees, of Tinderbox, will lead a Toy Making holiday progamme on July 24 in which children will be able to learn ... More >>

War Memorial recognised for outstanding significance

Friday, 12 July 2013, 4:48 pm | Historic Places Trust

A Taranaki war memorial forged in colonial attitudes and battered by political activism has been recognised for its outstanding significance by the New Zealand Historic Places Trust (NZHPT). More >>

Te Waimate Mission to get new roof

Thursday, 27 June 2013, 1:08 pm | Historic Places Trust

New Zealand’s second oldest building has been temporarily closed to the public – but there’s a very good reason. More >>

Second Love at Alberton

Thursday, 20 June 2013, 11:56 am | Historic Places Trust

Second Love at Alberton Engineers may not always be known for being romantically inclined, though three of their number – who also happen to be talented musicians – will be challenging that stereotype. Paul Roberton (Piano), Jennie Khan (Cello) ... More >>

Well known archaeologist to lead Waihi Beach field trip

Tuesday, 28 May 2013, 11:48 am | Historic Places Trust

A well-known archaeologist will lead a walking tour of a highly significant New Zealand archaeological landscape. More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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