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St Ann’s, 43 Arney Road, Remuera (Remuera’s Century-Old Homes Project)

Previously described as ‘an English country cottage on a grand scale’, St Ann’s is a notable example of the domestic work of architect, B. C. Chilwell and makes an important contribution to one of Remuera’s most prestigious streetscapes.

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Binswood, 229 Remuera Road, Remuera (Remuera’s Century-Old Homes Project)

Designed in 1927, by Roy A. Lippincott, ‘Binswood’ has important associations with a number of individuals who made significant contributions in their respective fields.

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Queen Elizabeth II, 1926-2022: The Queen at Ellerslie Races, Boxing Day 1953

On her first visit to New Zealand in 1953, newly crowned Queen Elizabeth II, with her husband the Duke of Edinburgh, attended a Boxing Day meeting at Ellerslie racecourse.

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The Glen District of East Auckland, from 1843

At a Remuera Heritage event on 9 September 2022 Vivienne Wilson spoke about her Taylor ancestor Lieutenant General William Taylor and the houses he and his family built in Auckland.

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Planning Committee Agrees to Schedule More Notable Trees

The Tree Council welcomes the recent Auckland Council Planning Committee’s decision to put forward additional trees to be added to Schedule 10 (Notable Trees) in the upcoming notification of the August 2022 Unitary Plan change.

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Waitemata Harbour from Mt Hobson with Remuera Road in the foreground, 1884-1889

A new early photograph Auckland Harbour from Remuera, 1884-1889, from The British Library.

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Searching for the location of the Great Feast of Remuera – Have we found the site?

Tony Batistich, heritage geographer, has analysed various view points on the location of the Great Feast at Remuera in 1844.

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Plan change 78 from Auckland Council on Intensification

The most important recent is Plan Change 78 on Intensification. Please go to the maps and check if your and your neighbours’ properties are affected by intensification.

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Aachen House, 39 Market Road – Sold July 2022

39 Market Road Remuera has been owned by the Dilworth Ulster Institute (Dilworth School) and the Dilworth Trust Board for 100 years

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The Glens: A Rich History

6.30 pm, Friday 9th September 2022 at Remuera Library

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‘Capri’, 231 Remuera Road, Remuera (Remuera’s Century-Old Homes Project)

Described as "one of the most substantially built brick houses in Auckland", the dwelling at present-day 231 Remuera Road was built in approximately 1903.

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Searching for the location of the Great Feast of Remuera

6.30pm, Friday 12 August 2022 at Remuera Library

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Invitation to a Public Meeting on Housing Intensification

This is the largest public event to date about the government's new housing legislation, to give voice to your opposition to the intensification legislation due to come into effect 20th August 2022

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Ōrākei Local Board feedback on the National Policy Statement on Urban Development 2020 and RMA amendments 2021 – Council’s preliminary response

Orakei Local Board agrees with the advice of the Heritage Advisory Panel dated 6th June 2022 (copied - Appendix A) and Council’s Feedback Report analysing public views on Special Character Areas, which support retaining these areas.

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Include Score 4 property in the Special Character Area assessments!

Include Score 4 property in the Special Character Area assessments! The public feedback very clearly supported retaining Special Character Areas and supporting the creation of more Special Character Areas (SCAs).

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Character Coalition: Lobbying of Councillors and Local Board Chairs

Now is the time for Aucklanders to express their concerns for the future of Auckland and its Special Character Area’s (SCA's). Character Coalition believes a significant vote on the future status of SCA's will be made by Councillors at a meeting on 30 June.

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URGENT Action Required: National Policy Statement on Urban Development and Special Character Areas

We are challenging Council’s approach and looking at alternative ways of optimising qualifying matter opportunities under the centrally driven housing enabling regime. We need your help too.

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Remuera Heritage 2022 Annual Report

Chair's Annual Report to 31 March 2022.

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37 Bell Road, Remuera (Remuera’s Century-Old Homes Project)

The original dwelling at present-day 37 Bell Road was built sometime before 1892 reflecting the style of residence that had begun to characterise the residential suburbs of Victorian Auckland.

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Remuera Heritage Annual General Meeting, 2022

6.30pm, Friday 27 May 2022, at Remuera Library.

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Remuera Residents Association – Annual General Meeting 2022

7.30pm, Thursday 5 May 2022 at Remuera Library

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