Auckland Heritage Festival 2019

From 5 October to 28 October Discover the generations of Aucklanders who have journeyed here by sea, air or land to create the city we share together. From Auckland’s most ancient trees to the games children played on board the earliest ships arriving here, to recognition of the courage and...

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Documenting Derelict NZ

An Auckland photographer is featured on the Stuff website today, talking about his passion for photographing derelict and abandoned heritage buildings throughout New Zealand. Working in manufacturing full-time, Harley devotes as much of his free time as he can to travelling around New Zealand in search of abandoned sites to...

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Artist to paint thousands of heritage buildings

This heartwarming article appeared in the July 21st Sunday Star-Times. It profiles English artist Martin Law, who now lives in Mt Eden. He plans to spend the next three decades painting thousands of historic New Zealand buildings he fears will be lost to neglect, property development and natural disasters. Law, originally...

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Allan Matson on St James Theatre on RNZ

Further to our post yesterday about the dire plight of the St James Theatre, Civic Trust president Allan Matson was interviewed by Wallace Chapman on RNZs The Panel programme last evening. Wallace Chapman has previously interviewed Allan Matson when he was host of RNZs Sunday Morning programme, and he has...

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