Education Mātauranga

Highwic offers a unique insight into the life of the well-to-do Buckland family. Highwic's authenticity provides the perfect opportunity for school groups to learn about how people lived in Auckland in the late 1800s. A visit to Highwic helps students gain knowledge and understanding about events, places, people and lifestyles significant to colonial New Zealand.

  • Student educational activities

    Meeting the Buckland family

    Highwic depicts life in a Victorian colonial house, through hands-on and interactive educational experiences.

    We offer a tailor-made educational programme relating to the activities and theme you advise us of when arranging your visit.

  • Adult groups

    Keith Hammett leads sweet pea tour

    For adults, university and personal groups including English as a second language students, Highwic provides an extra dimension to the New Zealand way of life and a  window to our colonial heritage. The authentic examples of household technology before electricity open many conversational opportunities. 

    Enjoy a guided tour, or self guide, ask us about behind-the-scenes tours, and taking part in other limited access activities (find your inner child!).

  • Admission and booking

    Sweet peas

    Booking is essential for school parties and other groups.