Events Ngā huinga

There's always something happening with a heritage theme - at one of the properties we care for, or just other events, activities, operating days and opportunities for you to enjoy some time out.

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Entry fees for members

Members of Heritage New Zealand and members of organisations with which we have a reciprocal visiting agreement, please note that for special events and exhibitions an entry fee or surcharge may apply where normally free entry is available.

Check individual event listings for details.


  • Alberton Market Days 11/11/2018 - 15/04/2019

    Alberton free range eggs

    Back again this summer - the fun, family friendly monthly outdoor Sunday market featuring fresh produce, plants & flowers, artisan food stalls, and handmade items with entertainment, coffee and a pop-up tearoom on the verandah at Alberton.  

    Bring the whole family and join us for a leisurely day in Alberton's idyllic garden setting. 

  • Christmas Family Movie Night 15/12/2018

    Family movie night

    Come along and check out The Polar Express at our Christmas Family Movie Night at Old St Paul's.  There's a discount in our Christmas Shop too - 10% - if you purchase on the night!

  • Hayes Engineering Operating Days 06/01/2019 - 07/04/2019

    Demonstrating the engineering works

    Come and see Hayes Engineering Works in full operational mode at the special demonstration days over summer.

  • Science in the Darkroom 16/01/2019 - 27/01/2019

    Science in the Darkroom

    A chance discovery has brought the delicate lost art of glass plate photography back to life at an exhibition of forgotten images and negatives at Alberton, in Auckland. 

    The exhibition of 15 highly intricate and beautifully composed photographs will delight photographic enthusiasts as well as those with an interest in the long history of plant research in Mt Albert.  The exhibition is presented by Plant and Food Research.

  • Pencarrow Lighthouse Open Day - 160th Anniversary 19/01/2019

    Open Day at Pencarrow Lighthouse

    Visit a Wellington icon property at Wellington Anniversary weekend on a guided tour to the Pencarrow Lighthouse, celebrating its 160th anniversary.  Go up in the Lighthouse and view the magnificent scenery across Wellington Harbour and the Cook Strait.