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The Story of New Zealand’s Grand Country Houses, with Debra Millar

6.30pm, Thursday, 15 April 2021 at Remuera Library.

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Historic Wallpaper and Other Treasures – Illustrated Talk by Amy Gaimster

In her illustrated talk, on the 18 February 2021, Amy Gaimster gave an explanation of how her interest in historic wallpaper and interiors developed, and outlined her experience working at the William Morris Gallery.

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Government Plans to Scrap 30-year-old Resource Management Act – How Will This Affect Heritage?

The government will scrap the Resource Management Act (RMA) and replace it with three new pieces of legislation.

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Tour – Two Houses of Kaipara, Saturday 27 February 2021

On Saturday February 27th 2021 Heritage Northland will be leading a tour of the Matakohe area of the Kaipara taking in the history and architecture of two significant homes.

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The Parisian Head Seller’s Legacy – A journey through Genealogy

6.30pm, Monday, 15 March 2021 at Remuera Library.

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Just Published and Available for Purchase – The Great Māori Feast at Remuera.

Our publication 'The Great Māori Feast at Remuera' originated as a presentation for the 2020 Auckland Heritage Festival.

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The History of 37 St Vincent Avenue, Remuera

37 St Vincent Avenue made the news recently when it was sold and plans were revealed for the demolition or removal of the 1920s house to make way for 19 townhouses.

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Linton House, 2 Bassett Road, Remuera

Linton House which stood on the corner of Remuera Road and Bassett Road was a grand house designed by renowned architect Edward Mahoney & Son in the 1890s. But before that was a house known as Loyal Bank

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Historic wallpaper and other treasures

6.30pm, Thursday, 18 February 2021 at Remuera Library

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Arlestone, 151 Orakei Road, Remuera (Remuera’s Century-Old Homes Project)

Arlestone, the grand residence at 151 Orakei Road, has many stories to tell and a close association with individuals from many walks of life.

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David Hay and Son of Montpellier Nursery

David Hay and Son of Montpellier Nursery became Auckland’s pre-eminent nurserymen in the years 1855 to 1933.

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Updated Methodology for Evaluation of Historic Heritage Sites

Updated in August 2020, this document guides the process of evaluating the significance of historic heritage places against Auckland Council criteria.

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Christmas Party 2020

Sunday 13th December 2.30-4.30pm Christ Church, Ladies Mile, Ellerslie

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Plan Change 31

Auckland Council's decision following the hearing of a Plan Modification to the Auckland Unitary Plan under the Resource Management Act 1991, October 2020.

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62 Orakei Road, Remuera (Remuera’s Century-Old Homes Project)

Occupying its Orakei Road site for well over 100 years, the two-storey Victorian villa at number 62 has, like many other buildings of its age, an interesting and varied past.

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Kelvin Private Hospital, later Kairahi Guest House, 34 (22) Clonbern Road, Remuera

For much of the twentieth century the large stately house at 34 (22) Clonbern Road was a private hospital and guest-house.

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Mary Jane Milne – Businesswoman, Retailer and Co-founder of Milne and Choyce

Mary Jane Milne was born in County Tyrone, Ireland, in 16 September 1840. Her family left Ireland in July 1863 and arrived in Auckland, New Zealand, on 26 November 1863.

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Auckland’s Heritage Counts

The Heritage Counts programme started in 2018. It involves collecting statistics and research on Auckland's heritage places.

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Elmstone, 468 Remuera Road, Remuera

Elmstone, 468 Remuera Road, was built for businessman Victor J Larner in 1909-10 to a design by architect B. C. Chilwell.

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Remuera Heritage now a Digital New Zealand partner

Digital NZ which is part of the NZ National Library has harvested our Remuera Heritage stories and data from this website.

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Ash Hurst, 93 Benson Road, Remuera (Remuera’s Century-Old Homes Project)

Occupying elevated land and overlooking the Waitemata Harbour, ‘Ash Hurst’ at 93 Benson Road is a grand Spanish Colonial style residence reputedly designed by the preeminent architectural practice of Gummer & Ford.

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105th anniversary of the Battle of Chunuk Bair

8 August 2020 marked the 105th anniversary of the Battle of Chunuk Bair.

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Benfieldside, 1 Arney Road, Remuera

This property was owned by the General Trust Board of the (Anglican) Diocese of Auckland (and later the Melanesian Mission Trust Board) until 1983. From the early years of the twentieth century, the property was subdivided and leased.

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Mrs Kate McCosh Clark – Author, Artist, Patron and Society Doyen

Kate McCosh Clark was not only an author, artist, patron of the arts and charities, and doyen of society, she was also an early Remuera land developer and owner.

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