Daguerrotype to Digital

03/10/2018 - 04/10/2018
Sun print

Come to Highwic during Auckland Heritage Festival and get hands-on experience of an early form of photography – Sun Prints.  You’ll create images using only the sun, special photographic paper and interesting objects found in the garden at Highwic.

Browse the collection of historic photographs, and discover what made the photographs, and their subjects, so important for recording early Auckland history.

Event Details


  • Wednesday 3 October
  • 11.00am - 3.00pm
  • Thursday 4 October
  • 11.00am - 3.00pm

How Much?

Adult: $10; Child: $3. Maximum of four children per paying adult. Suitable for school age children.

Make a Booking

Places are limited so booking is essential.  Please telephone Highwic on (09) 524 5729 or email highwiceducation@heritage.org.nz.


  • 40 Gillies Avenue
  • Enter from Mortimer Pass
  • Newmarket
  • Auckland
  • 1023

Contact Information

Opening Hours

  • Wednesday - Sunday
  • 10.30am - 4.30pm
  • Closed Christmas Day and Good Friday.


Adults: $10 Accompanied children: Free. Unaccompanied children: $3.50 Onsite parking available. Use your Entertainment Book voucher here. Please understand that surcharges may apply at times of special events.