Tag: Heritage At Risk

” Heritage protection ‘bombshell’ ” N.Z. Herald (Online Article)

"Heritage protection 'bombshell' " N.Z. Herald

"The heritage lobby is predicting wholesale destruction of the city's character suburbs following an interim call to loosen heritage rules.

The independent panel hearing submissions on the council's Unitary Plan has rejected a council proposal to protect all pre-1944 houses not already covered by special character or heritage controls. ..."


“Wallaceville Church – Heritage at Risk?” : Historic Places Wellington (Newsletter 6)

Wallaceville Church

Wallaceville Church (Source HPW Newsletter 6)

Wallaceville Church – Heritage at Risk?

Built by the local Presbyterian community in 1893, the Wallaceville Church is a well-known feature of the scenic Whiteman’s Valley area of Upper Hutt. According to the booklet “One Hundred Years of Worship”, the church, which seats 108, was built by Mr Whitcher of Petone for the princely sum of ninety seven pounds. (more…)