Screenshot of the app Aotea Stories.
Screen shot from Aotea Stories AR App.

Aotea stories

FreeFamily activitiesCentral Auckland

Solo exploration: anytime throughout the Festival.

Meet the Libraries Team: Saturday 26 September and Saturday 4 October, 1-3pm


Solo exploration: Start under The Waharoa (Gateway) Arch, Aotea Square, 291-297 Queen Street, Auckland Central.
Meet the Libraries Team: meet at the "Korero Bike" on the upper grass area by the Auckland Live Digital Stage.

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No bookings required.
Download the "Aotea Stories" app available on Google Playstore and Apple App Store.


Event details

The augmented reality app 'Aotea Stories' celebrates four heritage buildings that have been lost at Aotea Square. The player is taken on a journey through a time portal to ensure the historical events crucial for the wellbeing of Auckland's community will take place and unfold.

Download the 'Aotea Stories' app to your device from 25 September and be ready to play, or learn more from the Central City library team in person. Look out for yourself on the Heritage 'Live Cam' large screen.

Presented by: Auckland Council, Auckland Libraries and Auckland Live

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