Heritage New Zealand magazine

Heritage New Zealand is a full colour award-winning magazine published quarterly by Heritage New Zealand.   Recognised as New Zealand’s leading heritage journal, the magazine features a wide range of interesting articles on the preservation and conservation of historic buildings and sites, as well as the people who work with them.

Heritage New Zealand, Summer 2017
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In this issue: Summer 2017

Here's an overview of what's in the current issue ... 

  • In deep - Preserving taonga in wetlands is all in a day's work for Dilys Johns.
  • All going on a summer holiday - You'll find heritage connections in our hottest holiday spots.
  • With open arms - Guide Bella's warmth to visitors is still felt today in her Whakarewarewa personal meeting house.
  • A moving occasion - a reminder of Queenstown's founder has been saved thanks to a team effort.
  • For the record - An ambitious Governors Bay publishing project driven by the heart and financial head.
  • Putting Pomp in its place - Pompallier Mission, one of our earliest post-European heritage sites, is ageing with grace.
  • Exploring the List - College House lightens the days of study; a Dunedin landmark restored to glory.
  • Journeys into the past - Spooner's Tunnel is now open to a new generation of travellers, and a dramatic revitalisation in downtown Los Angeles.
  • Books, letters and other regular columns.


An annual subscription to Heritage New Zealand is a great way to guarantee your own personal copy each quarter, and you save 12% off the normal retail price.  It also makes a great gift for someone else.  The magazine subscription price includes postage to a New Zealand address.  There is a postal charge for magazines being mailed to addresses outside New Zealand.  International deliveries are airmailed for timely delivery.

A subscription to the magazine is included with full membership, but you may take out a subscription to the magazine only. It also makes a wonderful gift for a friend or family member.

Subscription fees

  • $35.00 for one year [4 issues] posted to an address in New Zealand
  • $70.00 for two years [8 issues] posted to an address in New Zealand
  • $65.00 for one year [4 issues] posted to an overseas address.

Fees are valid at 1 September 2008.

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You can subscribe today using our secure online payment facility using a credit card (Visa, MasterCard or American Express).   Use this same facility if you'd like to renew a subscription or make a gift to someone else - tick the relevant box at the top of the form.

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Heritage New Zealand
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PO Box 2629
Wellington 6140
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The current issue and back issues over the past year are available for purchase through our Online Shop - for $9.95 each, plus postage.  If you're missing older issues  and would like to replace them, please get in touch with our National Office on (04) 472 4341 or information@heritage.org.nz to check on availability.  We can supply most issues, for $9.95 each plus post and packing charges.

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To advertise in Heritage New Zealand, contact the Advertising Coordinator on 04 494 8034 (DDI) or email for more information.  

Articles and letters

The editorial team welcomes ideas for stories.  Feature articles are usually commissioned using experienced magazine writers who are briefed thoroughly into a story first, so please contact the Editor for guidance regarding a story proposal before proceeding on heritagenz@gmail.com.   

All manuscripts accepted for publication in Heritage New Zealand magazine are subject to editing at the discretion of the Editor and Heritage New Zealand.

Your views

At Heritage New Zealand magazine, we enjoy feedback about any of the articles in an issue, or heritage-related matters.  Send your letters to the Editor by email to heritagenz@gmail.com or by post c/- Heritage New Zealand National Office, PO Box 2629, Wellington 6140.