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Heritage 9 Oct 2018

What historical Aucklander is your personality most like?

Take the quiz and find your match among Auckland's historical figures.

Educational 3 Oct 2018

Read this month: top NZ women’s heritage books

Stuck for reading inspiration? Check out these ten books about women from our history.

Educational 20 Sep 2018

Thursday with Kate Edger

The story of educator and activist Kate Edger, the first woman in New Zealand to earn a degree.

Ellen Melville Centre 19 Sep 2018

Monday with Ellen Melville

Every day for Suffrage Week, we're exploring the life of one of NZ's great women. First up on Monday – Ellen Melville.

Heritage 19 Sep 2018

Tuesday with Marianne Smith-Caughey

Discover the story of one of NZ's great businesswomen and philanthropists Marianne Smith-Caughey.

Heritage 19 Sep 2018

Wednesday with Mother Mary Cecilia Maher

Learn about the life of the woman who founded the first order of religious women in New Zealand.

Heritage 28 Aug 2018

Discover over 200 fascinating heritage stories at Auckland Heritage Festival 2018

Celebrate the people and cultures that have made Tāmaki Makaurau the diverse city it is today

Heritage 23 Aug 2018

Digitising Auckland's earliest newspapers

Auckland War Memorial Museum, The National Library, Hocken Collections and Auckland Libraries collaborate to digitise a collection of the earliest Auckland newspapers.

Educational 22 Aug 2018

Do you know what a harpsichord is?

Don’t worry if you don't: we find out from harpsichord master Robert Petre.

Arts 22 Aug 2018

Auckland marks 125 years of women’s suffrage

Join events and activities for all ages to mark this historic moment.

Environment 2 Aug 2018

Entries closing soon for Mayoral Conservation Awards

Auckland is celebrating its first ever Mayoral Conservation Awards.

Heritage 27 Jul 2018

Amazing heritage walks in Auckland

Check out these beautiful historic places in Tāmaki Makaurau.

Kids / Family 26 Jul 2018

10 great days out in Auckland

Which one would you choose?

Libraries 26 Jul 2018

200-year-old Māori drawings undergoing conservation

The drawings will be heading to an exhibition at the Royal Academy in London.

Arts 26 Jul 2018

Art Gallery Director bids Auckland farewell

Rhana Devenport is stepping down after five years in the top role at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki.

Business / Economy 23 Jul 2018

How much will Aucklanders pay to live close to a heritage area?

Recent research has revealed Aucklanders are prepared to pay more for a house close to a scheduled heritage place.