Lost Heritage 2021-2025

Explore the stories of various heritage places that have been regretfully lost to development, fires, neglect, storms and other natural disasters and were removed from the New Zealand Heritage List during 2021 - 2025.

During 2021

Masonic Hall (former), Kohukohu
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 Shellie Evans – flyingkiwigirlexpand/collapse

Masonic Hall (former), Kohukohu

46 Yarborough Street; 9 Church Street, Kohukohu
Originally entered in the List as a Category 2 historic place (#440)

Lost to: Demolition (fire) - demolished 30 April 2021

Masonic Hall (Former), Kohukohu, has been on the New Zealand Heritage List/Rārangi Kōrero as a Category 2 historic place since 1982 .  Incorporating a large timber building linked with 19th century Freemasonry, it was included on the List for reasons including its aesthetic, architectural and historical significance.

St Mary's Church (Catholic), Pleasant Point
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St Mary's Church (Catholic), Pleasant Point

29 Afghan Street, Pleasant Point
Originally entered in the List as a Category 2 historic place (#7697)

Lost to: Demolition - demolished 21 July 2021

This gothic-style church was constructed in 1888, before which the church services of Pleasant Point were held in the billiards room of the Railway Hotel and later in the school in Harris St.  St Mary's Church (Catholic) has been on the List as a Category 2 historic place since 1983 where it was considered to have social, traditional and aesthetic significance.