Auckland Domain Wintergardens: 100-year-old glasshouses re-open to the public
After painstaking restoration work, the elegant 100-year-old glasshouses at the Auckland Domain Wintergarden are about to begin a new chapter in their life.
Glorious 1915 orb returns to Quay Street, a beacon for safe journeys home
The WW1 Memorial Beacon, recently returned to the northern side of Quay Street, is the earliest known built monument to the Great War to be erected in New Zealand.
175 years of Howick: Marking a major milestone
This year is Howick’s 175th anniversary, and ahead of the official celebrations and various fun events, we’re taking a step back in time to share the history of Howick.
Board wants heritage protection as part of any Ardmore Hall / Bell Field sale
Franklin Local Board says selling Ardmore Hall and the neighbouring Bell Field is the best option for the community.
Preserving heritage for the future
A programme of work to strengthen the Studio One Toi Tū buildings is set to get underway in October.
Take a bite of Sandringham’s culinary heritage
A new free virtual Food Heritage Walking Tour is the perfect way to get a taste of Sandringham’s culinary history and heritage.
Applications for Regional Historic Heritage Grants opening soon
Aucklanders wanting to preserve and enhance historic heritage places can seek funding through the Regional Historic Heritage Grant Programme which opens for funding next week.
Roulston Park concept plan approved
A new future for Pukekohe's Roulston Park is being mapped out.
Indigenous Australian dot painting and dreamtime
Get creative and design your own abstract dot painting to tell your story.
Book-A-Family History Librarian
Make a FREE one-hour booking to see Auckland Libraries' family history specialist, Seonaid (Shona) Harvey.
Family History Help
Library staff and volunteers from the Papakura branch of the New Zealand Society of Genealogists are here to help.
HeritageTalks: ANZACs and the Easter Rising With Rory Sweetman
Dr. Rory Sweetman will talk about his book.
HeritageTalks: Online Cenotaph: Transcribing the Archives - Victoria Passau
Join Victoria Passau, Online Cenotaph & Enquiry Services Manager, in an overview of the recent project to transcribe an extensive number of archival records.
HeritageTalks: Audioculture Presents: Gareth Shute - Music and New Zealand
Learn why so many venues in the ‘70s were in hotels and how alcohol-themed bands like Beam and Distillery came to be.
HeritageTalks: Greys Avenue Chinese Restaurants with André Taber
This talk will look at the cheap and cheerful Golden Dragon and the more upmarket Chunking Café.