Tag: Heritage Tour

Historic Places Hawke’s Bay Visit To Ongaonga- Saturday 26th March

Explore the built heritage of Ongaonga with Historic Places Hawk's Bay, Saturday 26 March.

Meet in the car park of the Ongaonga Historical Museum at 10.30am for a tour of historic buildings followed by morning tea.

Vaccine Pass required at entry.

Cost $12.00 per person includes morning tea.

Email philipirwin@xtra.co.nz to book and how to pay etc.

Historic Places Hawke’s Bay- Upcoming Events: Farmers Co-Op Garage Tour (Saturday 17th June 2021) & Guided Art Deco Walk (Sunday 1st August 2021)

Historic Places Hawke's Bay has two upcoming events:

Farmers Co-Op Garage Tour 10am Saturday 17th June 2021

Guided Art Deco Walk 10am Sunday 1st August 2021

You can download the flyer at the following link:

“New app tells stories behind our Path to Nationhood” Heritage New Zealand Media Release (19.11.2015)

Heritage_New Zealand_logo"A new free app for smartphones and tablets telling stories about one of the most dynamic and colourful periods of New Zealand’s history ..."
"....The six app-based tours of Northland – Path to Nationhood – look at some of our earliest events in history when Maori and Pakeha first met before the Treaty of Waitangi was signed, ..."

The Media Release is as follows: (more…)

Heritage 101 – Heritage Christchurch Open Day Sunday afternoon 19 October 2014


Heritage Christchurch

The recently reopened Heritage Christchurch set in the iconic 101 year old Old Government Building on Cathedral Square will open its doors to the public for tours on the afternoon of Sunday 19 October during the Christchurch Heritage Festival.
The tours will be at 1PM, 2PM and 3 PM. Tours are free with a voluntary gold coin going to the Historic Places Canterbury welcomed.

The Media Release is as follows: (more…)

Historic Places Central Otago’s “Old Dunstan Road Tour” 13th April (2014)

Hist Places Central Otago logoWe invite you to participate and enjoy the original Dunstan Trail over the “Mountain Track” on Sunday 13 April.

This is a unique opportunity to traverse four private sheep stations and follow the original route that the early pioneers took to travel to Central Otago in search of gold. We will follow in exactly the same tracks that the wagons went over and get some idea of the hardships and obstacles they faced.

We will be accompanied by Grahame Sydney, who will have available signed copies of his wonderful book, ‘Promised Land’ and he will be narrating some of the anecdotal history along the trail. (more…)

A Successful Event.Thank You For Your Support!!! A Historic Places Central Otago Heritage Tour Of The Northburn Gold Diggings, Bendigo Station And Lindis River Area

 An Invitation To Join Historic Places Central Otago On A Heritage Tour Of  The Northburn Gold Diggings, Bendigo Station And  Lindis River Area on Sunday 13 OctoberCentral-Otago-Purple-logoAn Invitation to join Historic Places Central Otago on a Heritage tour of  the Northburn gold diggings, Bendigo Station and Lindis River area on Sunday 13 October

Tour starts at 9am at the Big Fruit on SH8B at Cromwell
BYO Lunch at Lindis Hotel ruins

On behalf of the committee of Historic Places Central Otago we welcome you to attend a guided tour of the Northburn, Bendigo and Lindis River area and finishing the day with a relaxed wine tasting at the Tarras Country Café. (more…)

Heritage Office Buildings Tour Sunday 5th May 2 pm 2013

Historic  Places Wellington Purple Logo(This tour was previously advertised for March)
Place: Meet outside Departmental Building, 15 - 21 Stout Street (near Ballance Street) for a tour of two heritage office buildings.

The tour will proceed wet or fine.
It is likely that some stairs will need to be navigated as one of the buildings is under renovation. The tour will be mainly inside, but some walking will be required between the buildings. (more…)


historic_places_hawkes_bay_logoHere is an opportunity to catch up with the history of Waimarama.  The tour will be led by local resident and kaumatua, Robert MacDonald who will meet us in Havelock North.  We will visit various historic sites around Waimarama followed by lunch at Jarks Café (price included).

After lunch we will explore the scenic Hakikino Conservation Reserve.  Hakikino is the 15th century ancestral site occupied by the ancestors of the Waimarama Maori people.  We will traverse the archaeological remains of the ancient village, and visit protected wetlands sheltering native eels.  Robert will also acquaint us with local Maori myths, legends and custom.

We are fortunate to have this tour tailored for our organisation which will make it significantly cheaper than tours offered to the general public. (more…)

Heritage Tour Roxburgh Sunday 14th April

Hist Places Central Otago logoDear All

I  invite you to our Heritage tour of Roxburgh and Millers Flat region on Sunday 14 April commencing 9am

BYO lunch and some warm clothing just in case.

No need for 4WD this time although we are going on good shingle roads up to the stone sheep yards but well worth the view.

We look forward to your participation

David White
Chairman Historic Places Central Otago Inc. (more…)