Secret Lives of Stencils

Event details

  • Thursday | June 17, 2021 to Sunday | August 22, 2021
  • 10:30 am
  • 40 Gillies Avenue, Newmarket
  • +64 9 524 5729 or +64 9 524 4690

An exhibition telling the story of an old Kiwi shearing shed practice, which produced some of the country’s earliest export brands that represented New Zealand internationally is being shown at Highwic. Secret Lives of Stencils is an exhibition that celebrates the life and 150-year history of the New Zealand wool bale stencil and aims to preserve the memory of an aspect of our pastoral heritage that is rapidly disappearing.

The cost is included in the normal admission to Highwic: Adults: $10, children and Heritage New Zealand members free.

Enquiries: (09) 524 5729 or