Coal Range Cooks

07/03/2019 - 12/12/2019

Visit Highwic during our Coal Range Cooking days and see, smell and taste cooking being done on our authentic Victorian coal range.

Coal Range Cooks
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On selected days our coal fired stove will be lit and in operation with our kitchen volunteers cooking up something yummy from original Victorian recipes. Try out freshly-made cakes, biscuits and seasonally themed goodies.

Be sure to check our website to find additional dates when the coal range is running during special events and school holiday programmes.  Session runs 11am - 2pm.

Please check before your visit as the exact days* and times that the coal range will be running are subject to change. Additional charges may apply for some coal range events.

*Planned fortnightly dates for Coal Range Cooking (subject to change, please telephone to check before you visit to avoid disappointment)

Thursday 12 December - baking some festive fare.

Coal Range Cooking will resume in early March 2020.


  • 40 Gillies Avenue - enter from Mortimer Pass
  • A small amount of parking is available on site for our visitors
  • Newmarket
  • Auckland
  • 1023

Contact Information

Opening Hours

  • Wednesday - Sunday
  • 10.30am - 4.30pm
  • Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day, 2 January and Good Friday.


Adults: $10 Children: Free. Onsite parking available. Use your Entertainment Book voucher here. Please understand that surcharges may apply at times of special events.