Archives For Heritage

Dulux is providing support for a complete exterior repaint of the Old Government Buildings in Wellington – the largest wooden building in the Southern Hemisphere.

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Great Barrier Island is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream, but in October 1894 it was the site of one of New Zealand’s worst shipwrecks with around 130 lives lost.

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Now a family-friendly walking and mountain biking track, the Rimutaka Incline was the site of New Zealand’s first rail disaster. Jackie Breen from the Heritage Team tells the story.

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