Tag: Heritage Event

Terrace Station at Hororata come and enjoy the final 2015 garden and woodland walk combined with ‘Books in the Garden’ –Sunday 15th November 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Terrace Station at Hororata

come and enjoy the final 2015 garden and woodland walk combined
with ‘Books in the Garden’

sale of gardening books and New Zealand history books woodland plants also available

Sunday 15th November 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

follow signs from the Hororata roundabout – approx 5kms to site

bring your picnic to have in the garden

Adults $5.00 per head to the Terrace Station Charitable Trust

homestead is not able to be looked into on the ‘open garden’ days           

more information at www.terracestation.org.nz                                              Please, no dogs!

“Bastille-themed concert at Alberton” July 19th (2015) HNZ Media Release

"The sounds of French music will fill the air at Alberton – the property cared for by Heritage New Zealand in Mt Albert – on July 19."
"A concert entitled Du Paix et d’Esperance [Of Peace and Hope] will feature music by Faure, Debussy, Offenbach and other composers to celebrate Bastille Day."
“We’re delighted to be able to welcome back Cathie Harrop and her team of musicians for this special occasion,” says the Manager of Alberton, Rendell McIntosh.

Du Paix et d’Esperance – A Collection of French Music for Bastille Day takes place at Alberton on Sunday July 19 at 5pm. Tickets $35;
The Media Release is as follows: (more…)

“INAUGURAL EVENT Become a Friend!” (Of The Arts Centre)

The Friends of the Arts Centre of Christchurch Inc has been established with the purpose of supporting and promoting the Arts Centre of Christchurch, with a special focus on fundraising for key projects. Its inaugural event takes place in the:
YMCA Exhibition Room (upstairs)
12 Hereford Street (opposite the Arts Centre of Christchurch)
5.30pm – 7.30pm on Thursday the 26th March 2015

Event Details and Membership Form (PDF)
at following link:
Friends of the Arts Centre of Christchurch INAUGURAL EVENT



Four months after reopening her doors for performances and events and over four years since the closure of the most famous heritage theatre in the city, during which a $40 million rebuild and restoration was undertaken following the 2011 earthquakes, the Isaac Theatre Royal will finally hold its first public Open Day on Sunday 8th March between 1.00 – 4.00pm. (more…)

“Christmas cheer comes to Pompallier Mission” Heritage New Zealand Media Release (27.11.2015)

Heritage_New Zealand_logoEvery Christmas, Pompallier Mission and New Zealand’s oldest church, Russell’s Christ Church, come together to host community carols for locals and visitors alike. Local groups and soloists will perform traditional festive favourites as well as modern Christmas songs as part of the show, which takes place on Saturday December 20 at 6pm.

Carols @ Pompallier is an annual fixture for the Russell community and is a great way for the community to re-connect and kick off the festive season,” says the Manager of Pompallier Mission, Scott Elliffe, who will be celebrating his first Christmas in the Bay of Islands this year.

The Media Release is as follows: (more…)

Heritage Auckland Centenary Tea In The Grand Tearoom : Presentation From Dr. Ian Hunter – Video Link

"Heritage Auckland's Hobson Street building celebrates 100 years with a Centenary Tea in the Grand Tearoom with a presentation from historian Ian Hunter."
Heritage Auckland have a uploaded the video and it at the following link:

“Take the sniff test at Highwic’s Sweet Pea Festival” Heritage New Zealand Media Release

Heritage_New Zealand_logo"Internationally renowned horticulturist and leading Sweet Pea breeder, Dr Keith Hammett, will be asking people at the Festival [November 22-23] to give their feedback on the strength of scent from a range of four or five different Sweet Pea cultivars he has developed."
Highwic’s Sweet Pea Festival takes place on November 22 and 23 (10am-4.30pm).
Entry – Adults $10; Heritage New Zealand members - $5; Children – free.

The Media Release is as follows: (more…)

Historic Places Mid Canterbury : Gunyah Bus Trip Saturday 12th October 014


Gunyah Homestead

Gunyah homestead at Glenroy will be the highlight of a bus day trip being organised for Sunday October 12 by Historic Places Mid Canterbury.

The homestead suffered serious earthquake damage in 2010 and 2011 when chimneys collapsed. However all restoration has been completed and Gunyah now offers boutique accommodation and meals. A talk by the owner on the history of the estate will follow lunch, with time to explore the woodland gardens, parts of the homestead and out buildings. (more…)

“NEW STREET LAMPS FOR NASEBY” (HPCO Newsletter 1 July 2014)

On a cold frosty night, May 30th 2014, new and old Naseby residents gathered outside the old Post Office in Derwent Street to celebrate the return of the old street lamps.
The official turning on of these lamps would have been almost as exciting as when power first came to the small township in 1947 and the old kerosene lamps were used no more. (more…)

“Princess’s gravestone re-done” Hawke”s Bay Today (Online Article 26.04.14)

Hawke's Bay Today are reporting: "The restored gravestone of a Mori princess was unveiled in a Maraekakaho vineyard on the weekend."

“HB HERITAGE NEWS- NEWSLETTER OF HISTORIC PLACES HAWKE’S BAY (Inc)” HPHB Newsletter 1 (May 2014) has coverage of the event.