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Heritage Under Threat in Remuera

There has been a lot of neighbourhood activity recently around a proposed development at 78 Orakei Road, where a reported 172 year old house is to be demolished to make way for 19 townhouses.

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Share Your Experience of the COVID-19 Lockdown

Add to Remuera's story. Share with us how life in Remuera has changed, since the Covid-19 lockdown.

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The First

The First provides insight into Remuera’s Walsh Brothers, Leo, Vivian and their sisters Doreen and Veronica, and other Edwardian pioneering men and women of Remuera.

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Calling William Henning’s Descendants

We are holding a Memorial Plaque or “Dead Man’s Penny” for William Henning which was issued after the First World War.

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Restoration of Kaiserbahnhof

On Sunday 16 February 2020 Peter Macky spoke to a full-house at Remuera Railway Station on the restoration of the historic Kaiserbahnhof in Halbe, about 40 km southeast of Berlin.

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Gloria Poupard-Wallbridge 1946-2020

Remuera Heritage was saddened to hear of the passing of Gloria Poupard-Wallbridge on 20th January 2020 in Hong Kong.

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Restoration Project: An Ellerslie Historical Journey

The Remuera Heritage Society – Ohinerangi Charitable Trust recently provided sponsorship to Christ Church Ellerslie to clean and restore its historic windows.

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Peter Cropper Update – Book Available for Sale

Copies of The Croppers: Merchants and Engineers book are available for sale.

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Have Your Say on the Hobson Bay Walkway Extension and Wilson’s Beach and Jetty by 28 July 2019

Wilson’s Jetty is located on Wilson’s Beach at the northern end of Victoria Avenue.

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Researching Your House History

11 July 2019 at 6.30pm Remuera Library

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Auckland Unitary Plan Change 26 Special Character Areas Residential Overlay

Proposed Plan Change 26 to the Auckland Unitary Plan.

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Friends of Purewa

The Friends of Purewa is up and running.

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Remuera Heritage 2019 Annual Report

Chair’s Annual Report to 31 March 2019.

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Kauri Dieback Disease and Protecting Our Natural Heritage

In the Orakei Local Board area Dingle Dell and Waiatarua Reserve are possibly infected with kauri dieback disease. 

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Annette Jackman 1939 – 2018

It was with great sadness that we learnt that our secretary Annette Jackman passed away on 11 February 2018.

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WW1 Armistice Day

11th November 2018 St Aidan's Church

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Remuera Heritage Cabinets

Remuera Heritage is fortunate to have two cabinets in the Remuera Library.

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Win with Words 2018 Heritage Story Winners

The Win With Words writing competition final was held at Remuera Library on 29 August 2018.

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Auckland Heritage Festival 2018 Fruits of Our Labours in Remuera

Ruth Lam, co-author of the Fruits of our Labours, gives a fascinating talk about the Chinese fruiterers in Remuera.

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Oral History Project

Remuera Heritage has completed the first stage of the oral history project.

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How Much Will Aucklanders Pay to Live Close to a Heritage Area?

Recent research by Auckland Council has revealed Aucklanders are prepared to pay more for a house close to a scheduled heritage place and within a special character area.

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Remuera Primary School

Brian and Sue Cooper visited Steve King, Principal of Remuera Primary School.

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Remuera Heritage Christmas Party 2017

Fifty people, including Paul Goldsmith, Opposition spokesperson for Arts, Culture & Heritage, had Christmas cheer and refreshments on Sunday 10th December.

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