Archives For Historic

Earlier this year DOC Intern Madison Charles discovered an interesting link between the historic Kawarau Bridge, a leading New Zealand engineer and the world’s symbol for extinction – the dodo.

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Want to understand people better? Visit the places that matter to them. Rebecca O’Brien faces the realities of West Coast life at Brunner Mine.

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Experiencing Ohakune Old Coach Road — enjoying the breathtaking and ‘must-stop’ moments along this top heritage attraction.

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Experiencing Ship Cove and following in the footsteps of some of the world’s great navigators – Captain Cook and Kupe.

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Experiencing Rangihoua Heritage Park – the site of New Zealand’s first Christmas service and the first place Māori allowed English missionaries to settle.

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There’s no better time to head to Northland and chase down our remaining summer days. While you visit you can also check out some of New Zealand’s most important landmarks.

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Wellington’s Government Buildings Historic Reserve is open for the public to discover with a guide each Saturday at 10am and 2pm, up until Easter weekend.

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