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Heritage 11 Jun 2020

Step back in time with new self-guided walking tours

Two new self-guided walking tours on the AKL City Tours app encourage people to learn more about Tāmaki Makaurau’s history.

Heritage 4 Jun 2020

Restoration of Avondale grave preserves a piece of history

A piece of the Whau’s history has been salvaged following the restoration of a gravestone in St Ninians Cemetery in Avondale.

Community 9 Mar 2020

New exhibition challenges perceptions of the Pacific

Discover the people and stories of the Saltwater Realm at Waitui Ātea: Saltwater Realm.

Heritage 18 Feb 2020

Old Pukekohe signs restored by locals

Signs that vanished from Pukekohe have been restored and returned thanks to some detective work.

Heritage 18 Feb 2020

Two Auckland Council Libraries heritage collections receive UNESCO heritage recognition

The earliest New Zealand land weather records and a 1900s photographic collection have been recognised as being of national significance.

Heritage 11 Dec 2019

Auckland Heritage Festival Diary - Kids and Families

Explore some of the Auckland Heritage Festival highlights for kids and families.

Libraries 3 Dec 2019

Robinson Crusoe sails into Auckland' Central City Library

Come along and see a 300-year-old copy of Robinson Crusoe at Auckland Council's Central City Library.

Educational 25 Nov 2019

How Auckland used to celebrate Christmas

Discover a few highlights of Auckland’s historic holiday sites.

Events16 Results

10 Jun 2022 - 23 Oct 2022

Ancient Greeks: Athletes, Warriors and Heroes

An exhibition from the British Museum’s world-renowned collection from the Ancient Greek world.

12 Jun 2022

Preparing for a Victorian Winter | Live Day

Experience a day at Howick Historical Village learning how to prepare for winter in the 1840s.

16 Jun 2022

Thursday Heritage Concert Series: An Unlikely Pair

Dual Motion presents An Unlikely Pair - An exploration of the repertoire for flute and clarinet.

19 Jun 2022 - 11 Dec 2022

Auckland Town Hall Tours

The return of the Auckland Town Hall Tours, offering a remarkable experience of the historic building.

30 Jun 2022

Thursday Heritage Concert Series: Mon Plaisir

Pianist Gemma Lee concludes our Autumn series with a programme for solo piano

01 Jul 2022 - 13 Aug 2022

Lens on Papakura District

A photographic exhibition that showcases photographers with local ties to the Papakura region.

06 Jul 2022

New Zealand’s Shrinking Passenger Railway Network: Slow Decline or Hope for the Future?

This free talk will examine the reasons for the contraction of passenger rail.

02 Oct 2022

Flour to Towers – Josiah Clifton Firth with Lisa Truttman

This talk is about Josiah Clifton Firth and his businesses, which were an integral part of Auckland's economy in the second half of the 19th century.