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Heritage 18 Sep 2020

Old-school cool for St Heliers Library

St Heliers Community Library is going back to its original 1920s colours with a fresh coat of paint as part of its general maintenance programme.

Cultural 1 Sep 2020

New boardwalk the next step in preservation of Maungawhau

One of the most iconic and culturally important landmarks in Tāmaki Makaurau has a new feature, and it’s a game-changer in more ways than one.

Community 10 Aug 2020

Upper Harbour's 'Travelling Apple Cart' collects local stories

A project designed to engage and share the stories of people living in the fast-changing Upper Harbour Local Board area has captured many local stories since launching in 2019.

Community 14 Jul 2020

Heritage house's scandalous history

Council cottage's link to NZ's first celebrity divorce.

Libraries 8 Jul 2020

Call for submissions for ‘COVID-19 - A Snapshot in Time Archive’

Be a part of history and submit your writing, photographs, drawings, videos and sounds from lockdown.

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.

Events16 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.

28 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022

Hidden Heritage Tour

Take a closer look at one of Auckland’s best-loved buildings and find out some of Auckland Museum’s secrets.

28 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022

The Incredible Rooftop Tour

Learn more about one of Auckland’s most beloved heritage buildings, while enjoying incredible panoramic views.

29 Jan 2022 - 15 Dec 2022

The Civic Tours 2022

The Civic Tours offers a remarkable experience of the historic building.

02 Feb 2022

Tatai Whakapapa

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

06 Feb 2022 - 11 Dec 2022

Auckland Town Hall Tours 2022

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

16 Feb 2022

Introducing the 1921 Census of England & Wales

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

23 Feb 2022

Researching Tāmaki Makaurau: Auckland History Initiative Summer Scholars

These students spend 12 weeks over the summer break researching in the varied and rich archives around Auckland.