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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Auckland Heritage Festival 2015

Once again, Civic Trust Auckland participated in the 2015 Auckland Heritage Festival, offering talks by landscape historian John Adam, and our President, heritage expert, Allan Matson. John Adam shared his knowledge of how to undertake historical research using records from the Auckland region, at two sessions on Saturday 3 October and...

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The Art of Remembrance at St David’s Church

The Art of Remembrance at St David’s Church in Khyber Pass, Auckland, was unveiled by Central Auckland MP Nikki Kaye at a ceremony on the eve of ANZAC Day 2015.  This unique artwork by renowned New Zealand artist Max Gimblett was inspired by the Tower of London poppies and consists of 100,000 brass quatrefoils which...

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A Toast to Heritage

A Toast to Heritage

Our event in the Auckland Heritage Festival this year is another ‘Toast to Heritage’, as held in 2011 at the Queen’s Ferry Hotel in Vulcan Lane. This time it will be in Brew on Quay, 102 Quay Street, from 3pm on Sunday 12 October – the last day of the...

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Scott Homestead 12 October 2013

Scott Homestead Open Day

Scott Homestead Open Day  For the second time CTA entered this event into the Auckland Heritage Festival and again there was a good number of people visiting throughout the day, taking the opportunity to explore the historic Scott Homestead and grounds, as well as nearby Casnell Island.   

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2014 annual Winter Lecture Series

Civic Trust Auckland and the Kinder House Society present the 2014 annual Winter Lecture Series of four lectures on topics of heritage interest:  Sunday 8th June 3pm: Whare Tane, Epsom Click each thumbnail photo for an enlarged view from the Whare Tane lecture.   .. Sunday 27th July 3pm: Further Thoughts on...

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2013 AGM

2013 AGM  Civic Trust Auckland held its 2013 Annual General Meeting on Saturday 2 November in the recently restored Logan Campbell Kindergarten in Victoria Park. The guest speaker for the occasion was Hamish Keith CNZM OBE, arts luminary and CTA’s new patron. Attendees gathered after the meeting across the road...

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