On 19 September 1893, New Zealand became the first nation in the world to grant women the right to vote. Yesterday in recognition, the lower section of Khartoum Place was renamed Te Hā o Hine Place.
Rogues run away to Waitākere
The Waitākere Ranges' Arataki Visitor Centre celebrates some of the area's most colourful characters with a display this month.
Surprises from the depths of St James
It wasn’t as salubrious a part of Auckland as it is today; it would have been pretty rough
Kadimah students learn about their whakapapa
Kadimah students have been finding out about their whakapapa at Auckland Libraries.
St James Theatre restoration gets a boost
Auckland Council has approved funding towards the restoration of Queen Street’s St James Theatre.
Searching for Gottfried Lindauer portraits
It is estimated there are more than 100 original paintings by the prolific 19th-century portraitist yet to be discovered.
Seeking new stories of the old west
The Waitākere Ranges Local Board is seeking original research for a new heritage conference focused on West Auckland’s history, called New Stories of the Old West.
Walkway through Papakura’s history
Images of Papakura’s past will be a feature of a new covered walkway connecting the town centre and train station.
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.