Live Day! | A Victorian Valentine's


Howick Historical Village, 75 Bells Road, Pakuranga Heights, Auckland

In Lloyd Elsmore Park

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Sunday 12 February 2023




  • Adult $18,
  • Student/senior $14,
  • Child $10 - a child under five,
  • Family pass $45,
  • Members & annual pass holders - free entry.


Annaliese Lines
09 576 9506

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Love is in the air at Howick Historical Village!

Step back in time this Live Day to learn about the culture of romance, courtship, marriage, and the traditions of Valentine's Day in the Victorian era.

  • Make a Valentine's Day card
  • Make a scented lavender sachet for that special someone!
  • Purchase sweets for your sweet in the old-fashioned Sweet Shop
  • Stroll the picturesque streets and gardens blooming with summer colour!
  • See the blacksmiths in the forge
  • The coal range in Puhinui homestead fired up with baking in the oven
  • Meet costumed villagers
  • Attend a Victorian school lesson!

Photographer Adrian Cook of TINTYPE CENTRAL will be back, producing images using an authentic 19th-century wet-plate technique.

Book a special portrait session to receive a unique keepsake you will treasure forever.

Have lunch or brunch at the Homestead Café or pack a picnic to enjoy in the gardens.

Make a day of it!

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