New Members for Civic Trust Board

For the 2017 year, the Board would welcome the addition of several further members, which would enable us to more easily maintain a quorum and accommodate periodic absences.  The workload is not onerous and what Board members do outside of Board meetings for the benefit of Auckland’s heritage is left...

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Second high profile heritage demolition

For the second time in a week a house with heritage significance has been demolished. 18 Paget St Freemans Bay was demolished on Wednesday and is now a pile of wood. This 134 year old worker’s cottage was the subject of intense debate in 2012. A resource consent for demolition was granted...

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Sad Art Deco Loss in Takapuna

This beautiful Art Deco house on the edge of the water in Takapuna has been demolished. The property was sold recently and was zoned Single House Zone under the new Unitary Plan and did not have a heritage overlay. The house had been with the family that built it until...

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2016 Auckland Heritage Festival

Auckland Council’s yearly Heritage Festival is well under way. Programmes are available at city libraries and can be accessed on line here: Civic Trust is hosting an Open Day at the historic Scott Homestead at Scott’s Landing, Mahurangi East. See our More Coming Events entry on the Home page for...

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