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Community 27 Apr 2016

How we marked Anzac Day over the past century

A century on, how have commemorations changed on this significant national day?

Heritage 26 Apr 2016

Shining a light on local history

Ōrākei Local Board is restoring three concrete searchlight emplacements on Tāmaki Drive, opposite the Tāmaki Yacht Club.

Heritage 21 Apr 2016

The Mystery of Florence Owen's headstone

Who was Florence Owen and how did her headstone end up 7kms away from a cemetery at the property in Mt Albert?

Community 18 Apr 2016

The Anzac biscuit has a history of its own

The truth about the mighty Anzac biscuit may surprise you.

Development 4 Apr 2016

Design case study: The future of inner-city living

Beaumont Quarter, across from Victoria Park, is on a site previously used for a gasworks. The prime location has since been transformed into a unique and compact living quarters that effectively utilises space and plays on the varying levels of terrain.

Cultural 9 Mar 2016

Introducing Auckland Council's Māori heritage team

Auckland Council is committed to the appropriate protection of tangata whenua’s taonga, sites and places of cultural and historic heritage to avoid further deterioration or loss of the region’s fascinating Māori footprint.

Heritage 8 Mar 2016

Remembering the men who shook Auckland!

“The nearby city of Auckland had never been shaken like it had when these men came to town,” went a newspaper report of the arrival of the newly formed, New Zealand Engineers Tunnelling Company.

Events3 Results

15 Nov 2021 - 31 Jan 2022

Love & Loss

This exhibition explores expressions of love, loss, and longing through a bold and contemporary curatorial lens.

02 Feb 2022

Tatai Whakapapa

Our Poukōkiri Rangahau Māori (senior Māori research librarians) are here to guide you about your understanding of whakapapa.

16 Feb 2022

Introducing the 1921 Census of England & Wales

Join Findmypast for an unmissable exploration of the biggest new arrival in family history.