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Remuera trams

In February 1886, horse-drawn trams were operating between Auckland and Temperance Terrace (now St Vincent Avenue) off Remuera Road, running from Queen Street via Wellesley Street East, Symonds Street, Khyber Pass Road, and Manukau Road to Newmarket.

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War Memorials and Plaques at St Aidan’s Church

As Anzac Day 2019 approaches, readers might be interested in the effect which two global conflicts had on the fabric and grounds of St Aidan’s, including the war memorial cross

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History of Waitaramoa – past and present

Waitaramoa was the original Māori name of the land around Hobson Bay from Taurarua / Point Resolution to the Orakei Basin. This includes Hobson Bay, Shore Road, Shore Road Reserve, Thomas Bloodworth Park, the Remuera or Ōhinerau or Portland Stream and Waitaramoa Reserve and Portland Reserve in Remuera.

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Norman Berridge Spencer 1891-1968

Norman Berridge Spencer was a noted businessman, entrepreneur, philanthropist and Freemason

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REMUERA HERITAGE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2024

The AGM will be held on Friday 17th May 2024. The Chair will present the Annual Report, the Treasurer the Financial Report and the election of officers will be held.

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History of Waitaramoa – past and present

Remuera Heritage’s next event will be on the history of Waitaramoa, which was the original Māori name of the point of land jutting into Hobson Bay.

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The Village Green (formerly the Stables), 415 Remuera Road, Remuera

History and conclusion regarding the origins of the Village Green (formerly the Stables)

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‘Oaklands’ / ‘Cotter House’, 2 St Vincent Avenue (Remuera’s Century-Old Homes Project)

The striking Victorian residence once known as Oaklands and later Cotter House, stands as a valuable remnant of Remuera’s early agricultural, social and residential history.

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An Exceptional Renovation by KiwiRail of The Strand Train Station 66 The Strand, Parnell, Auckland

Congratulation to KiwiRail on the excellent restoration and renovation of the station and signal box buildings at 66 The Strand, Parnell.

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One hundred years of flooding and landslides on Shore Road in Remuera

The storm that struck Auckland city on Anniversary Weekend 27 January 2023 broke all previous rainfall records with flooding and landslides causing widespread damage. It was not the first time that landslides had occurred on Shore Road.

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‘The Tower’, 258 Remuera Road (Remuera’s Century-Old Buildings Project)

The substantial timber building long-known as ‘The Tower’ is a valuable remnant of Remuera’s residential, social and educational history.

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Let Auckland Decide!

* Stop the current blanket intensification plans * Restore Auckland Council’s planning powers * Direct Kāinga Ora to stop meddling in Auckland planning and get on with building homes on land it owns

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Remuera Heritage Walks for Auckland Heritage Festival – come to a talk Sunday 1st October 2023 at 4pm

Remuera Heritage has created three heritage walks aimed at teaching children and their whanau about their neighbourhood. The walks encourage locals to look at the many beautiful heritage homes, gardens, trees, shops, churches and maunga of this historic suburb.

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