Tag: NZHPT Register

“Hutt Civic Centre Modern Movement Buildings” : Historic Places Wellington (Newsletter 6)

Hutt Civic Centre Town Hall and Clock Tower

Hutt Civic Centre- Town Hall and Clock Tower (Source HPW Newsletter)

"We have been aware that the Hutt City Council were considering options for the buildings because of earthquake strengthening requirements but it was nevertheless a shock to learn of the Council’s decision taken soon after the elections to demolish the Town Hall and Horticultural Hall and replace these important architectural statements with a modern building."


Hutt Civic Centre Modern Movement Buildings (more…)

“Clifden Bridge reopening to be celebrated” NZHPT Media Release (25th October 2013)

NZHPT letterhead logo"An event to officially mark the reopening of the historic Clifden Suspension Bridge in Southland is to be held on Saturday 9 November."
"The reopening follows a major restoration project on the bridge, which is cared for by the New Zealand Historic Places Trust (NZHPT) and registered as a Category 1 Historic Place."
"It was opened on 5 April 1899 by Sir Joseph Ward, and remains the longest wooden suspension bridge in New Zealand." (more…)

“Te Waimate Mission to get new roof” N.Z.H.P.T. Media Release

Te Waimate reshingling

A protective cover is placed over Te Waimate Mission in preparation for the re-shingling work.

New Zealands's second oldest building has been temporarily closed to the public - but there's a very good reason.

Te Waimate Mission – built in 1832 and now cared for by the NZ Historic Places Trust – is currently being re-roofed with wooden shingles which, once completed, will recapture some of the building’s distinctive character and charm."

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(Bishop’s House) “Ponsonby landmark registered” N.Z.H.P.T. Media Release

Bishops House Ponsonby"The historic importance of a Ponsonby landmark has been recognised by the country’s lead heritage agency.

The NZ Historic Places Trust recently registered Bishop’s House as a Category 1 historic place, identifying it as a place of outstanding heritage significance."

Media Release is as follows: (more…)