Auckland Heritage Festival

Auckland Heritage Festival 2016

Over 200 free or low-cost events, many with children's activities - from 24 September to 9 October.

Don your Sunday best dress, jump on your bike and tour around historic parks, or board a legendary vessel and sail away whilst immersing yourself in Auckland's history. Have you ever wanted to find out more about Auckland's street art or the baches on Rangitoto Island? Now is your chance - explore our city during this year's Auckland Heritage Festival.

Take another look at the Auckland we normally go past.

Featured event logo.This year's theme is Now and Then: The Changing Face of Auckland. Look out for the coloured triangle.

Take our survey and be in to win.

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Some upcoming events

About Town Papakura

Saturday 24 September 11am, Wednesday 28 September 6pm, and Thursday 6 October 10.30am


Birkenhead Museum Open Days

Sunday 25 September, Sunday 2 October and Sunday 9 October, 1pm-4pm

Free. Accessibility.

Hidden Treasures: Mystery at the Maritime Holiday Programme

Monday 26 September - Friday 7 October, 10am-3pm

Accessibility. Family friendly.

Polish Paper Cut-Outs Workshop

Thursday 29 September, 10am-noon and Wednesday 5 October, 1pm-3pm

Accessibility. Family friendly.
Make the most of Auckland Heritage Festival