National Historic Landmarks/Ngā Manawhenua o Aotearoa me ōna Kōrero Tūturu (National Historic Landmarks) are places of outstanding national heritage value.
National Historic Landmarks tell the stories of who we are as New Zealanders, encouraging an appreciation of these places and a commitment to their ongoing protection.
To be considered for recognition as a National Historic Landmark, a heritage place must demonstrate:
- historical, physical, and/or cultural significance
- wide public support
- an approved risk management plan
- owner agreement
- appropriate legal protection