News and Events

  • Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga & the Covid Protection Framework (aka the Traffic Light System)

    At this time, we do not require Vaccine Passes for entry to our offices, visitor sites, cafes and shops.  This may be reviewed in line with our Covid-19 policy settings. Check our website for the most up-to-date information and please stay home if you’re unwell. For the latest on Covid-19 in Aotearoa New Zealand visit the official government website

  • News

    News releases

    Keep up to date with Heritage New Zealand's projects, properties and activities by reading our media releases.

  • Blog

    Mangahawea excavation

    Catch up on the latest heritage news from around Aotearoa New Zealand, and join us as we discuss all things heritage including archaeological digs, heritage how-to's and more. 

  • Events


    There's always something happening with a heritage theme - at one of the properties we care for, or just other events, activities, operating days and opportunities for you to enjoy some time out.

    Covid-19 response - at Alert Level 2 and above, events are likely to be cancelled.  Where tickets are pre-booked we will do our best to contact you, but otherwise, please check with the hosting venue before you attend.

  • Heritage This Month

    Heritage This Month Ngā Taonga i tēnei marama

    Heritage This Month is Heritage New Zealand's electronic newsletter.  Keep up-to-date with our news and events.

  • This Month in History

    Pompallier Mission

    Find out about key events in New Zealand's history through the places that were witness to them.