Civic Trust at Grey Lynn Festival

At the Grey Lynn Festival on Saturday 28 November, Civic Trust Auckland’s stall presented information on heritage at risk in Auckland, especially the King’s School Hanna Block, and St David’s Church in Khyber Pass. We also explained the tortuous Unitary Plan process in basic terms and what the risks are...

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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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Civic Trust AGM Sunday 22 November

The Civic Trust Auckland Annual General Meeting this year will be held on Sunday 22 November from 3pm in the lecture room at the Leys Institute, 20 St Marys Rd, Ponsonby.  Public transport information is available from Auckland Transport on 366 6400 and there is parking in St Marys Road or in the library’s large...

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150th Anniversary of Panmure Bridge

On Sunday 19th October a special commemoration was held for the 150th anniversary of the building of the first bridge at Panmure in 1865. Organised by the Panmure Bridge Planning Committee, headed by John La Roche, it was an informative event, with guided tours of the surviving swing bridge mechanism...

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