Take the Rose Trail
The Rose Trail is a winding, 30-minute ramble through Symonds Street Cemetery.
Hidden oasis in Symonds Street
Symonds Street Cemetery, a public park since 1908, is a tree-lined oasis in the heart of the city.
Historic Waikumete ashes need sensitivity and respect
Nearly 1800 sets of ashes dating back to the 1920s buried in vaults at Waikumete Cemetery must be treated with sensitivity and respect.
Watch: Heroic effort to save 50s mosaic underway
Work is underway to preserve a large mosaic that many Aucklanders will remember from the foyer of the former Odeon Theatre on Queen Street.
Trees to return to Maungakiekie / One Tree Hill summit
A dawn planting ceremony next month will mark the first phase of returning a tree to the tihi (summit) of Maungakiekie / One Tree Hill.
How we marked Anzac Day over the past century
A century on, how have commemorations changed on this significant national day?
Shining a light on local history
Ōrākei Local Board is restoring three concrete searchlight emplacements on Tāmaki Drive, opposite the Tāmaki Yacht Club.
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.