AGM at Leys Institute well attended

Our AGM, held at the Leys Institute, the Ponsonby Library, on Sunday 22 November was very well attended. After the formalities were over, we were treated to a tour of the 1905 library building, including the basement, containing over a century of library heritage paraphernalia, as well as a heritage...

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AGM at Leys Institute well attended

Our AGM, held at the Leys Institute, the Ponsonby Library, on Sunday 22 November was very well attended. After the formalities were over, we were treated to a tour of the 1905 library building, including the basement, containing over a century of library heritage paraphernalia, as well as a heritage...

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Phil Goff supports heritage in Mayoral speech

Today, Sunday 22 November, Phil Goff announced his candidacy for the Auckland mayoralty at the 2016 local body elections. In his speech he talks about the things that Aucklanders value and want to protect. He expressed the view that heritage protection is important: ” More intensive housing in the city...

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How Historic Preservation Can Reduce Poverty

Caroline Cheong, a doctoral candidate at the University of Pennsylvania, explains the economic benefits of saving historic places, including her fascinating research into how historic preservation can reduce poverty.  Her research is focused on the relationship between urban heritage conservation, poverty reduction and displacement.  Caroline’s case studies are focused on developing...

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Heritage Images Updated by Mark Bishop

Auckland architect Mark Bishop has a passion for Auckland’s built heritage and he has cleverly combined historic photos with current images of the same locations. His work is featured on the Our Auckland website – see here. Or go to this link via Dropbox. Mark showed these images during the...

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