Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga is the leading bicultural government agency charged with identifying, preserving and promoting our unique heritage.
We offer advice, support and administer Rārangi Kōrero/The New Zealand Heritage List, the national statutory record of our rich and diverse heritage places.
Sparking change: bringing power to the people in 1930s Kerikeri
As the nation emerges from a state of mourning following this year’s Rugby World Cup result it’s a good time to crouch, pause and engage with the history of the game and the extraordinary impact rugby has had on the heritage of heartland New Zealand.
Wellington Deputy Mayor Laurie Foon launched the 2023 Wellington Heritage Festival in front of a large crowd of invited guests from all walks of life.
In September, St Paul’s Anglican Church in Arrowtown celebrated 150 years since its opening. The church is the oldest church in the historic goldfields settlement.
Any destructive impact on heritage sites often has ramifications for the people who connect to the building(s) or place, so we took the opportunity to find out more about the planning underway for when disasters threaten lives, homes, and heritage.
Taranaki Heritage Month kicked off with heritage sector leaders addressing a range of topics in a panel discussion in New Plymouth.