Events Ngā huinga

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.

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  • Highwic Christmas Shop 04/11/2020 - 23/12/2020

    Christmas Shop products

    The Highwic Christmas Shop is brimming with decorations, gifts and a wide variety of stocking fillers. 

    Why unravel in shopping mall crowds when you can be charmed by a Christmas wonderland of hand-picked gifts?

  • Alberton Summer Market Days 08/11/2020 - 12/04/2021

    Alberton Market Day

    Summer Market Days return to Alberton! Come along to experience our family-friendly Sunday market in the garden, featuring specialty produce and handmade items with music, garden workshops, artisan food stalls and a pop-up tearoom.

  • Garden Herbs talk with Jane Wrigglesworth 13/12/2020

    Garden herbs with Jane Wrigglesworth

    Learn all about the uses of garden herbs in a free talk by Jane Wrigglesworth at the Alberton Market Day in December.

    A keen gardener and grower of cut flowers, Jane is a widely published garden writer and editor. She is founder and editor of Sweet Living Magazine, a free online lifestyle magazine which features crafts, food and backyard sustainability and is editor of HerbNews, the quarterly journal for the Herb Federation of New Zealand.

  • Christmas Garden Party 06/12/2020


    Enjoy a family day out in Highwic’s beautiful heritage gardens where we will be combining garden themes with all the fun of the festive season.

    Live musical entertainment. Refreshments available, a variety of stalls, children's activities, raffles and more.  Bring along a picnic, peruse the pop-up Christmas shop and enjoy a day at Highwic.

  • Totara Teatime Special 08/11/2020 - 11/04/2021

    Totara Estate Teatime Special

    Afternoon tea with a difference every second Sunday of the month.  Take part in a delicious Living History Experience by visiting the Cookhouse at Totara Estate.  Featuring the cake trolley, silver teapots Victorian maids and Sir Ralph Sherwood on the pianoforte.

  • A Victorian Christmas Teatime Special 13/12/2020

    Bringing the Victorian Farm alive

    A Victorian Christmas at Totara Estate. Fine festive food, carols, stories and... what’s in the stables?  An old fashioned Victorian Christmas.   Bookings essential.

  • Night Lights and Christmas Market 18/12/2020 - 20/12/2020

    Christmas market at Old Government Buildings

    Come along and enjoy a Christmas experience at Old Government Buildings Wellington. Fun for all the family as the magic of Christmas unfolds and the building becomes beautifully lit. There will be a range of exciting stalls filled with goodies and gifts for the last minute shopper, lovely food options and live entertainment. Our MC for the event is The Ukulele Institute.

    Our dedicated heritage team will be on hand to answer any questions you might have about the building, and with 22 chimneys to choose from Santa is sure to be spoilt for choice. Meri Kirihimete!