Tag: Heritage Week

“Plains, Port Hills & Peninsula – Finding our Way” BECA Heritage Week 2017

"Plains, Port Hills & Peninsula – Finding our Way- BECA Heritage Week 2017

Beca Heritage Week 2017 will run from 13 to 23 October 2017 and celebrates the rich heritage of Christchurch and Banks Peninsula.

The theme for Beca Heritage Week 2017 is Plains, Port Hills & Peninsula – Finding our Way. The theme reflects this year’s anniversaries which offer the chance to explore and celebrate the cultural and physical development of our district and the pursuit of leisure activities in a unique landscape, defined by Plains, Port Hills and Peninsula.

Details here on what is on!
https://ccc.govt.nz/news-and-events/events/?programme=1&start=0

 

“HERITAGE RESTORATION – ON THE MOVE!” Bus Tour: Sunday 15th October 2017 ( As Part Of BECA Heritage Week 2017)

Heritage restoration is really ON THE MOVE! in Christchurch -
Brought to you by Historic Places Canterbury and the Christchurch Civic Trust. 

HERITAGE RESTORATION Correct time FLIER FINAL (Free)  [PDF to download]

Join the London double-decker free bus tour and get the full story from enthusiastic building owners and heritage advocates.

Leaving from the CWEA 59 Gloucester St at …

10.00 am Tour 1 Caffe Roma & the Public Trust building, then Shands and Trinity buildings followed by free sandwich lunch and heritage display/discussion back at WEA.

1.15 pm Tour 2 Wood’s Mill and then St Barnabas church followed by afternoon tea and heritage display/discussion back at WEA.

Interesting and surprising pauses to look at heritage sites on the way Mini award-winning Shop 7 heritage display at base for the day WEA – including heritage demolition roll, Civic Trust book “City and Peninsula” available for purchase.

Free sandwich lunch for Tour 1; afternoon tea following Tour 2 You are welcome to book for both tours. Spend the day with us!

BOOKING ESSENTIAL! phone: 021 206 3620 or email: secretary@christchurchcivictrust.org.nz

Proudly presented by Christchurch Civic Trust and Historic Places Canterbury as part of BECA Heritage Week 2017

 

Nelson: “Discover the unexpected!” Heritage Week 16th – 24th April (2016)

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16 - 24 April 2016

Discover the unexpected! Over 30 free and low cost activities to enjoy in Nelson’s Heritage Week 2016. Discover how the past impacts on the future, and how Nelson’s community comes forward to share interesting stories and activities that highlight why Nelson is a very special city

http://nelson.govt.nz/recreation/festivals-and-events/heritage-week-2016/

“Heritage Christchurch’s Century Old Building Brings the Crowds in” Heritage Christchurch Media Release (20th October 2015)

HCHCWORSTERSTEXT14“The Old Government Building is one of the most magnificent and monumental structures in New Zealand,” said Dr Anna Crighton from Historic Places Canterbury at the Heritage Christchurch open day.

“This is our third open day since our hotel building reopened and we are delighted at the ongoing public interest. Our hotel guests frequently tell us how much they appreciate staying in a building of such unique endurance and elegance,” said Ms Ana Vivas, resident manager of Heritage Christchurch.

The Media Release is as follows: (more…)

“HERITAGE CHRISTCHURCH OPEN DAY – SUNDAY AFTERNOON 18 OCTOBER 2015” Heritage Christchurch Media Release

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Celebrate a special piece of Christchurch’s heritage with a peak behind the scenes at the Heritage Christchurch, set in the Old Government Building on Cathedral Square.

The 102 year old building’s doors will open to the public for tours on the afternoon of Sunday 18 October as part of the Beca Heritage Week.

The 30 minute tours will be at 1PM, 2PM and 3 PM. Tours are free with a voluntary coin going to the Historic Places Canterbury welcomed. (more…)

Arrivals & Departures: Christchurch’s New and Old Heritage James Hight Blg, University of Canterbury Christchurch Friday 16 October 2015

Arrivals & Departures: Christchurch's New and Old Heritage

“Heritage Christchurch Open Day attracts huge crowds” Media Release.

HCHCWORSTERSTEXT14"Heritage Christchurch opened its doors to the public on Sunday afternoon the 19th of October as part of the Beca Heritage Week in Christchurch."
"Historic Places Aotearoa Canterbury guides took tours of the building. Several hundred people visited the building in the busy open day and many participants came along in period costume."

The Media Release is as follows: (more…)

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

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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…)

“Heritage Connections On Worcester” : Heritage Week Guided Tours Organised By Historic Places Canterbury And The Christchurch Civic Trust

"The Heritage Connections On Worcester"  Guided Tours start  11pm at Shop 7 Cathedral Junction and will be approximately one hours duration.
The tours run from Monday 2oth October -Monday 27th October
"The walking guided tour will take you from the Christchurch Club to the Museum so wear comfortable shoes. "

A brochure is available from Shop 7 if you would like to Self Guide your very own personal tour!