Heritage New Zealand magazine

Heritage New Zealand is an award-winning magazine published quarterly by Heritage New Zealand.   Recognised as New Zealand’s leading heritage magazine, it features a wide range of interesting articles on the preservation and conservation of historic buildings and sites, as well as the people who work with them.

Heritage New Zealand, Winter 2020 issue
Winter 2020 issue out now!expand/collapse

In this issue: Winter 2020

Here's an overview of what's in the current issue ... 

  • Hidden beauty - Ted Daniels sees beauty where others might bulldoze.
  • Play on - A former fortification is home to the Devonport Folk Music Club.
  • Hiding in plain sight - Shedding new light on a humble Northland building.
  • Unlocking potential - Dunedin's former prison transformed.
  • Arts and minds - Ambitious projects and volunteer effort secured an Auckland church's future.
  • In safe hands -  A Whanganui community conserves its stunning place of worship.
  • Heart of glass - Domain Wintergardens; Wakefield's St John's Church.
  • Journeys into the past - Take a journey down Elizabeth Street, Waikanae; exploring marae in the Society Islands.
  • Our heritage, my vision - Ethical thinking and inclusive heritage from Damon Salesa.
  • Books, letters and other regular columns.

Read this edition on Issuu: https://issuu.com/heritagenz/docs/heritagenz_157.  It's a free trial for now!


An annual subscription to Heritage New Zealand is a great way to guarantee your own personal copy each quarter, and you save 12% off the normal retail price.  It also makes a great gift for someone else.  The magazine subscription price includes postage to a New Zealand address.  There is a postal charge for magazines being mailed to addresses outside New Zealand.  International deliveries are airmailed for timely delivery.

A subscription to the magazine is included with full membership, but you may take out a subscription to the magazine only. It also makes a wonderful gift for a friend or family member.

Subscription fees

  • $35.00 for one year [4 issues] posted to an address in New Zealand
  • $70.00 for two years [8 issues] posted to an address in New Zealand
  • $135.00 for one year [4 issues] posted to an overseas address.

Fees are valid at 20 May 2019.

Subscribe online

You can subscribe today using our secure online payment facility using a credit card (Visa, MasterCard or American Express).   Use this same facility if you'd like to renew a subscription or make a gift to someone else - tick the relevant box at the top of the form.

Please contact us on 0800 802 010 (New Zealand only) or (04) 472 4341 if you prefer to carry out your transaction by post, fax or telephone.

COVID-19 impacts on delivery

As you might expect, the processing plus delivery time for printing and posting magazines is affected by the country's response to COVID-199 and is a little slower than usual.  Mail delivery delivery may be affected by the backlog of mail being cleared by postal and courier services.

In the meantime, Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga has put the latest issue of the magazine on the Issuu platform.  To access the Winter 2020 issue please visit https://issuu.com/heritagenz/docs/heritagenz_157.  It's free of charge.  You'll find other publications here too.

Telephone us

Telephone Membership Services, on +64 4 472 4341 or freephone 0800 802 010 to join or renew your membership or magazine subscription using a credit card. 

Missing a copy?

The current issue and back issues over the past year are available for purchase through our Online Shop - for $9.95 each, plus postage.  If you're missing older issues  and would like to replace them, please get in touch with our National Office on (04) 472 4341 or information@heritage.org.nz to check on availability.  We can supply most issues, for $9.95 each plus post and packing charges.

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Reach a cultured, intelligent, educated audience for less than you might think by advertising in our award-winning magazine. You advertisement can be hyperlinked to your website or email via the digital edition of Heritage New Zealand published on the Zinio platform.  Download a copy of our rates card (pdf)

To advertise in Heritage New Zealand, contact the Advertising Coordinator on 04 494 8034 (DDI) or email for more information.  

Articles and letters

The editorial team welcomes ideas for stories.  Feature articles are usually commissioned using experienced magazine writers who are briefed thoroughly into a story first, so please contact the Editor for guidance regarding a story proposal before proceeding on heritagenz@gmail.com.   

All manuscripts accepted for publication in Heritage New Zealand magazine are subject to editing at the discretion of the Editor and Heritage New Zealand.

Your views

At Heritage New Zealand magazine, we enjoy feedback about any of the articles in an issue, or heritage-related matters.  Send your letters to the Editor by email to heritagenz@gmail.com or by post c/- Heritage New Zealand National Office, PO Box 2629, Wellington 6140.