Heritage

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Heritage 6 Jul 2023

Exploring hidden heritage at Auckland Council Libraries

From Shakespeare's First Folio to rare maps and manuscripts, Auckland Council Libraries Heritage Collections are a treasure trove of information about our past.

Parks / Outdoors 16 Jun 2023

Auckland Council buildings win at the 2023 Auckland Architecture Awards

Two Auckland Council-owned buildings have won big at the 2023 Auckland Architecture Awards.

Heritage 18 May 2023

Attend a HeritageTalks session and learn the history of Auckland’s Chinese restaurants

Hungry for history? Food historian André Taber serves up fascinating facts about some of central Auckland’s first Chinese restaurants.

Anzac Day 12 Apr 2023

“No one wins at war”: Military memories of a 100-year-old WWII veteran

As war veteran Desmond Mitchell marks a milestone, he recalls his time in the air force during World War II.

Heritage 6 Apr 2023

Discover the historic roots of an Auckland Judas tree

If you’re wandering around downtown Pukekohe, you might think that Seddon Park is a pleasant enough place to stop for a rest, with its benches, trees and rose beds. What you might not realise is that the park is home to a very special tree that ca...

Heritage 3 Apr 2023

Museum to acquire historic weathervane from CAC Shot Tower

Tāmaki Paenga Hira / Auckland War Memorial Museum is acquiring the weathervane from Auckland’s last Colonial Ammunition Company Shot Tower.

Heritage 21 Mar 2023

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.

Development 30 Nov 2022

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.

Events23 Results

23 May 2024 - 30 Jun 2024

Free Guided Museum Tours

Dive deeper into the much contended America’s Cup, the genius of traditional Pacific voyaging and...

25 Apr 2024 - 28 Jul 2024

Tour of Duty

This exhibition relates to ANZAC commemorations, although Trish's, while referencing war medals,...

11 Apr 2024 - 25 Sep 2024

A Different Light: First Photographs of Aotearoa

Explore the wonder of this new technology that changed the way we see ourselves forever.

20 Mar 2024 - 13 Jul 2024

That’s so last century: What we wore 1950s – 1990s

That’s so last century: What we wore 1950s – 1990s showcases fashion and ways it has impacted dif...

26 Jan 2024 - 29 Nov 2024

Family History Help

Need help researching your family tree? Library staff and volunteers from the Papakura Branch of...

22 Jun 2024

NGĀ MAHI A RĒHIA

Matariki is approaching and the Central City Library has teamed up with Tītahi ki Tua kapahaka, t...

28 Oct 2023 - 22 Jun 2024

Northcote Greenway Regeneration - with Kaipātiki Project

Join us in this endeavour to regenerate this new, nature-based community space.

12 May 2024 - 31 Dec 2024

Aotearoa on Film: Documentary Sundays

Keen to learn more about the people, places and stories of Aotearoa New Zealand?