Auckland Heritage Festival

John Adam, landscape historian, shares his knowledge of how to undertake historical research, Saturday 3 October and Thursday 8 October 12.30 – 1.30 pm. Pioneer Women’s and Ellen Melville Hall, Freyberg Place. No bookings required. Free.   Allan Matson, heritage expert and Civic Trust President gives an update on the outlook...

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Winter Lecture Series: 123 Grafton Rd Its History and Restoration

123 Grafton Rd is the sole remainder of the grand residential villas that once lined Grafton Rd, and its prominent position on the edge of Grafton Bridge gives it a high public profile. Over the last few years it has been progressively restored by a community collective, headed by Rosy...

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Winter Lecture: Lopdell House Redevelopment Titirangi

Our first Winter Lecture subject is the Lopdell House Redevelopment Precinct. Architect Julian Mitchell from Mitchell Stout Architects will present on the redevelopment of the heritage Lopdell House, and the new Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery, linked to the older building. The Lopdell project required the extensive upgrading of a...

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Walking the Walk – Sunday May 24th, 1.30pm

Karangahape Rd historian Edward Bennett (sponsored by K Rd Business Association) will take us on a ‘historical with Deco leanings’ walk ending up at St Kevins Arcade for afternoon tea (at your own cost) or you can browse the shops in the arcade.  Meeting Place – St Kevins Arcade –...

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Waterfront Rally Sunday 3 May

Civic Trust supports all efforts to stop Ports of Auckland from reclaiming any more of our precious harbour, and closing off views of the outer harbour from downtown Auckland. Please visit www.stopstealingourharbour.co.nz to register your support and be kept informed.

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Friends of St David’s unveiling: The Art of Remembrance.

The Friends of St David’s invites you to join us for the unveiling of the memorial project The Art of Remembrance A monumental, site-specific Max Gimblett art installation cloaks the historic St David’s Church – The Soldiers’ Memorial– to commemorate the 100,000 New Zealanders who served overseas in WWI. “REMEMBER THEM” To be...

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Neighbours Day

CTA is taking part in Neighbours Day with a stall in the Ellen Melville Hall, Freyberg Square, on 28 March from 11am – 3pm.  Visitors to our stall can learn about the issues we are engaged with, our recent submissions and activities, and our plans for this year – and take part in constructing the Christchurch Cathedral...

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Heritage Preservation and the Economic Benefits to Auckland

In association with Civic Trust Auckland     Heritage Preservation and the Economic Benefits to Auckland Donovan RypkemaHeritage Strategies International   Donovan Rypkema is president of Heritage Strategies International, a firm based in Washing DC which works at the nexus of heritage conservation and economics to provide catalytic information to public...

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