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Art & Heritage

Auckland city top heritage places to visit

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Auckland heritage is hidden in plain sight. Look at the Auckland skyline and buildings and identify an original 1920’s shopping mall. Places to go include the exquisite detail in historic church windows and imposing public buildings from the Chief Post Office to an Edwardian Auckland town hall. Find and explore outdoor military sites from the beginnings of human occupation of New Zealand to 1880’s Russian scare, New Zealand Land Wars and World Wars. Absorb the stories buried in historic cemeteries and the tales they tell about their occupants.

NOTE: HERITAGE BUILDING – AUCKLAND The buildings described are not a definitive list of significant architectural styles in Auckland, rather the list is representative.

For more information about what to do and see in Auckland remember to check out the Auckland Travel Guide.



A list of historic graves and monuments Ministry of Culture & Heritage. For details check What We Do


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