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

01 Jul 2024

Creative Talks: Tessa Duder CNZM OBE

Tessa Duder trained as a journalist and has published more than forty works of fiction and non-fi...

19 Jul 2024

The mystery of the Aotearoa

The mystery of the Aotearoa with Alan Knowles, Papakura Museum Curator.

05 Aug 2024

FamilySearch Oral Genealogy and Records in the Pacific

Learn more about collections on FamilySearch and current efforts to preserve and make these recor...

13 Feb 2024 - 10 Dec 2024

The Shamrocks: Irish Genealogy Special Interest Group

The Shamrocks welcome you to meet with them and listen to speakers and discuss Irish history topics.

07 Aug 2024

Negative Space: Genealogy Gaps Can Help Your Tree Flourish

let’s explore a technique called the Negative Space Approach.

09 Aug 2024 - 11 Aug 2024

Auckland Family History Expo | Tāmaki Huinga Tātai Kōrero

Bring your laptops to take full advantage of the workshops and tutorials.

14 Aug 2024

London Gazette: A cornucopia of genealogical items

Listen to Helen Smith, a DNA specialist, researcher, and author with a strong interest in Austral...

09 Sep 2024

Creative Talks: Alan Reekie QSM

Alan is going to share his history with the arts and The PumpHouse in particular.