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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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Vinebank

Vinebank (aka Vine Bank) was a large 10 roomed house on the shore of the Orakei Basin. It’s not known when it was built but its most well-known owner was Frederick Charles Richardson (1852–1918).

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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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St Anns, 43 Arney Road

St Anns was designed by architect Benjamin Charles Chilwell (1879-1950), and built in 1914 for Charles Issac Nathan (1881-1961).

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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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The Butler House, 3 Otahuri Crescent, Greenlane

On 23 August 2019 Valerie Muir talked about the history of her arts and craft house and how she went about getting it heritage listed by Auckland Council.

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WW2 Sub Lieutenant Ian Lewis Ruxton Wilson (NZD2645)

Ian Lewis Ruxton Wilson, of 112 Remuera Road, was killed in WW2 action on 1 May 1944. Auckland Museum's Online Cenotaph has helped his family trace his final resting place.

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Ann Gluckman in Conversation with Deb Levy Friedler

Postponed owing to COVID-19 virus. New date to be notified.

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Remuera Heritage Annual General Meeting 2020

Postponed owing to COVID-19 virus. New date to be notified.

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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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2019 Auckland Heritage Festival – Wilson’s Beach and Jetty by Bruce Renshaw

Bruce Renshaw's interest in Wilson’s Beach and jetty goes back to the 1950’s as a child living at the bottom of Victoria Avenue.

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RMS Remuera

The RMS Remuera was one of many ships that shaped the 20th century, expanding trade and taking migrants to new worlds.

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Aeroplane Days of Edwardian New Zealand

Thursday 12 March 2020, at 6.30pm. Remuera Library

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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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The Grange Girls Home, 164 Remuera Road

Early in 1957 The Grange Girls Home moved from Herne Bay to new premises at 164 Remuera Rd, formerly Glenesk, on the corner of Remuera and Bassett Roads.

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Visit to Remuera Railway Station

16 February 2020 at 2.00pm. Remuera Railway Station, 57-58 Market Road.

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Christmas Afternoon Tea

8 December 2019 at 2:00pm. Parnell Cricket Club, 32 Shore Road, Remuera

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WW1 Samuel Francis Jonkers (11048) and Sons Edward and Cyril

Samuel Francis Jonkers (11048) of 32 Green Lane Remuera was killed in action on 1 October 1916, 47 years of age at the Battle of the Somme.

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WW1 Leonard Richard Grimwade and Edward Norman Grimwade

Leonard Grimwade obtained the rank of Sergeant in the territorial forces with the 16th Regiment of the College Rifles Rugby Football Club.

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Remuera Railway Station — Tyer Train Tablet Apparatus

The Remuera railway station had two pieces of Tyer Tablet apparatus.

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