Tag: Auckland Heritage Festival

“Jamming at Alberton for Auckland Heritage Festival” Heritage New Zealand Media Release (07.09.2016)


Lynda Hallinan’s jam session at Alberton (Source HNZ Media Release)

Alberton, the historic mansion in Mt Albert cared for by Heritage New Zealand, will feature in upcoming Auckland Heritage Festival events.

Both events will feature fresh, home-made jam – in differing measures.

“This year we are delighted to welcome gardening guru, columnist and presenter Lynda Hallinan who will present a talk entitled A Jam Session With Lynda Hallinan (Sept 25, 2pm). Here, Lynda will share her experiences making over 500 jars of jam and jelly in 52 weeks using everything from spring strawberries to Autumn quince,” says the Manager of Alberton, Rendell McIntosh.

Devonshire Teas at Alberton:
Sept 24 (10.30am-3pm); Oct 1 (10.30am-3pm); Oct 2 (10.30am-3pm)
Cost: $6 per person; includes two scones with cream and Jam; and tea or coffee. Entry to the house $10; children and Heritage New Zealand members free.

A Jam Session with Lynda Hallinan:
Sept 25, 2pm
Cost: $12 per person, includes afternoon tea and entry to the house
Bookings essential – contact Alberton on Ph 846-7367 or email alberton@heritage.org.nz (more…)

“Festival features family-friendly fun at Highway” Heritage New Zealand Media Release (06.09.2016)

"Highwic – the historic Newmarket mansion cared for by Heritage New Zealand – is building on its successful series of children’s programmes with another offering of family-friendly fun these school holidays.

The holiday programme attractions are also official Auckland Heritage Festival events."

Upstairs and Downstairs for the Kids:
September 28 (three sessions - 10.30am, 11.30am and 2pm)
October 5 (three sessions - 10.30am, 11.30am and 2pm)
Cost: Adult - $10; Children - $8

Your Bread and Butter:
September 29 (10.30am-4,30pm – running all day)
October 6 (10.30am-4,30pm – running all day)
Cost: Adult - $8; Children – free

Victorian Crafts:
September 29 (10.30am-4pm) and October 6 (10.30am-4pm)
Cost: Adult - $10; Children - $5. This activity is suitable for school-age children 5 years and over. (more…)

“Auckland Maritime Heritage explored” Lecture On the 2nd October (2013) : NZHPT Media Release (23rd September 2013)

NZHPT letterhead logo"Noted Auckland maritime historian and authority on New Zealand’s maritime heritage, Harold Kidd, will present a one-off talk on The Development and History of Auckland Harbour and Maritime Heritage."

Venue: Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron (101 Curran St, Westhaven Extn), October 2, 7.15-8.15pm. Admission free, though bookings essential. – Ph 09-307-9920 or email infonorthern@historic.org.nz
The Media Release is as follows: (more…)

“Live action at Highwic” NZHPT Media Release (20th September 2031)

NZHPT letterhead logo"Highwic will run a series of live activities for kids during the school holidays as part of the Auckland Heritage Festival."
"Kids will be able to enjoy playing a range of games that would have been played by children over a century ago – games like Blind Man’s Buff, blow out the candle, musical cushions and more,” says the Manager of Highwic, Cheryl Laurie.
The Media Release is as follows: (more…)