A contrast of centuries - celebrating our waterfront
Watch: A video created for Auckland Council’s Heritage Festival transports us back to Auckland’s waterfront 100 years ago, showcasing the preservation of a historic stone staircase as part of the Downtown Programme.
What's on during week two of Auckland Heritage Festival
Cast your mind back in time and learn about generations of famous and infamous Aucklanders, discover the stories of our oldest places and spaces and celebrate our heritage.
Aotea Square’s history brought to life in new game app
A new app is encouraging Aucklanders to travel back in time to discover a part of Aotea Square’s history.
Auckland Heritage Festival – coming up in week one
Uncover the secrets and stories of Tāmaki Makaurau with multiple events - in person and online - coming to the region from 26 September to 11 October.
Auckland Heritage Festival whispers city's secrets
Auckland Heritage Festival brings multiple events - in person and online - to the region from 26 September to 11 October 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.
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.
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.
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.