Events and Exhibitions Ngā Huinga, Whakakītenga

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

  • Here come the Kerr Taylors (exhibition) 30/09/2017 - 10/12/2017

    Kerr Taylor car

    "Look out! Here come the Kerr Taylors!" This exclamation reportedly heard at the approach of Alberton’s three Kerr Taylor sisters in their crimson Chevrolet was made not because they drove fast, but because they drove so slowly!  Mid last century the slightly eccentric sisters in their 'funny old car' were a familiar sight about town. The youngest, Muriel, the only one tall enough to see over the dashboard, was always the driver and had particular motoring habits including never driving in the rain.

    From 1925 the car provided an important form of transport for the sisters enabling their weekly trips to Farmers Department Store and to Waimaku to deliver produce to their nieces' and nephews' families.

  • A Ghost Tour of Alberton 28/10/2017

    Ghost tour of Alberton

    Are there ghosts at Alberton?  

    We can’t promise that the limited number of participants will see any ghostly figures or hear anything untoward, but we can guarantee a unique opportunity to go exploring the 18 rooms in the house during the evening.  After being featured in a new book Haunted New Zealand Roadtrip, and getting permission from Alberton's previous owners, we decided to trial the tour. The editor of the book, Mark Wallbank, will be coordinating the tour and sharing his knowledge and experiences while researching at haunted venues throughout the country.  [Sorry SOLD OUT]

  • Alberton Market Days 12/11/2017 - 08/04/2018

    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 on 12 November for a leisurely day in Alberton's idyllic garden setting. Get the jump on your festive shopping...