Events and exhibitions Ngā Huinga, Whakakītenga

Enjoy the following events in the very special atmosphere provided by Highwic.  Follow the blue links to find out more about each event.

  • Coal Range Cooks 02/03/2017 - 20/07/2017

    Katrina and Janine at Highwic

    Visit Highwic during our Coal Range Cooking days and see, smell and taste cooking being done on our authentic Victorian coal range.

  • Highwic Holiday Fun - Fly a Kite 19/04/2017

    kite workshop

    Today at Highwic we are making and flying paper kites.  Besides the kite making activity (suitable for school-age children over five years), there is an Easter Bunny Treasure Hunt in the house and gardens and other activities for children to do as they look around the house.

  • Highwic Holiday Fun - Baking Easter Treats 20/04/2017

    Katrina van Boheemen baking with kids

    Highwic’s beautifully restored coal range will be fired up again ready for another kitchen-based baking activity.  There are three sessions in which kids will be able to do some baking on the coal range making some Easter treats – just like their great-grandmothers did a hundred years ago.  Space is limited so booking is essential. Suitable only for primary age children of seven years and over.

  • Highwic Holiday Fun - Semaphore Signals 26/04/2017


    Visit Highwic and make your own set of semaphore flags then practice sending messages. Semaphore was used by sailors to communicate from ship to ship before the invention of the radio. Activity suitable for children over five years.

  • Highwic holiday fun - ANZAC biscuits 27/04/2017

    Baking at Highwic

    Highwic’s beautifully restored coal range will be fired up ready for kids to make their own ANZAC biscuits on the coal range – just like their great-grandmothers did during the First World War.  Places are limited over two sessions, so please book early.  Suitable for primary age children 7 and over.