Education Mātauranga

Highwic offers a unique insight into the life of the well-to-do Buckland family. Highwic's authenticity provides the perfect opportunity for school groups to learn about how people lived in Auckland in the late 1800s. A visit to Highwic helps students gain knowledge and understanding about events, places, people and lifestyles significant to colonial New Zealand.

  • Learning and Discovery

    Meeting the Buckland family

    Highwic was built in 1862 for Alfred Buckland and his large family. It offers an insight - from dairy to drawing room - into Victorian lifestyle and technology.

    Highwic offers a comprehensive choice of programmes to suit curriculum needs for all ages and stages.


  • Admission and booking

    Sweet peas

    Booking is essential for school parties and other groups.