Events and Exhibitions Ngā Huinga, Whakakītenga

Enjoy the following events in the very special atmosphere provided by Alberton.

  • Collectors Cabinet - All Dolled Up 24/05/2018 - 26/08/2018

    Vintage kewpie dolls

    The next lot of curiosities to fill the cabinet in Alberton's ballroom is a sample of dolls dating from the 1880s to the 1950s. Belonging to Auckland collector Karen Staniland, Karen’s lifelong love of dolls began with a pink plastic Kewpie given to her as a toddler. She now has over 300 dolls as well as miniatures and teddy bears.

  • Suffragists' Tea 22/09/2018 - 23/09/2018

    White camellia

    In celebration of the 125th anniversary of women’s suffrage in New Zealand come along for tea at Alberton, the home of supporter Sophia Kerr Taylor where many a lively meeting would have taken place.