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.

Events24 Results

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?

24 Jun 2024 - 06 Jul 2024

Finding the Stars - Northcote

Come along to a FREE ‘UV blacklight’ treasure hunt competition!

26 Jun 2024 - 29 Jun 2024

Te Whenua - Jean Yern

Te Whenua pays homage to the whenua through inspired soundscapes and lush blue video lightscapes.

27 Jun 2024

Embracing Poi

Come along to spend an afternoon creating poi using upcycled materials.

30 May 2024 - 25 Jul 2024

Historic Auckland Waterfront Walking Tour

This is a flat, accessible two-kilometre walk.

28 Jun 2024

Matariki: Arts, Crafts, Films, and Talks

Howick Historical Village is honouring Matariki through a kōrero, spoken word reading and short f...

29 Jun 2024

Matariki Celebration at Pakuranga - Kite Kōrero

Join Master Carver Matua Calvin and rangatahi from Macleans College Leo and Jim for a presentatio...

29 Jun 2024

Te Tiriti Workshop - Avondale

Reflect and connect with community during Matariki with free worskhops at your local Whau communi...