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Tasmania: History and Heritage Tour

***Fully Booked*** This tour includes some exclusive experiences not open to the general public and expert guides such as an historian, a geologist and an ecologist for a deeper insight into Tasmanian landscape, history and heritage. Come and join us on this amazing one-off adventure limited to 20 participants.

Museums and Mauri: Who Really Cares? The Tensions Between Kaitiakitanga and Museology

Te Huinga Centre, Level 3, Te Papa 55 Cable Street, Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand

Join Dr Jamie Metzger to learn about the concept of Mauri in the context of museology. Taonga (treasured ancestral resources) are imbued with many unique elements, one of those is known as mauri (energy). Māori take a holistic view of the environment, believing that all things are interconnected by mauri. The presence of mauri and […]

Get Tickets $20.00 – $25.00 43 tickets left

Beehive Art and Objects Tour: The Curator’s Perspective (i)

The Beehive

Join us for this unique 2-hour exploration of the iconic parliamentary buildings, focusing on the diverse artworks and objects that adorn their walls and spaces. Led by the Curator of the Parliamentary Collection, Natasha Fernandez, this tour is the perfect way to get to know the hidden gems of the collection and see some of […]

Sold Out $30.00 – $35.00

Beehive Art and Objects Tour: The Curator’s Perspective (ii)

The Beehive

Join us for this unique 2-hour exploration of the iconic parliamentary buildings, focusing on the diverse artworks and objects that adorn their walls and spaces. Led by the Curator of the Parliamentary Collection, Natasha Fernandez, this tour is the perfect way to get to know the hidden gems of the collection and see some of […]

Get Tickets $30.00 – $35.00 2 tickets left

Beehive Art and Objects Tour: The Curator’s Perspective (iii)

The Beehive

Join us for this unique 2-hour exploration of the iconic parliamentary buildings, focusing on the diverse artworks and objects that adorn their walls and spaces. Led by the Curator of the Parliamentary Collection, Natasha Fernandez, this tour is the perfect way to get to know the hidden gems of the collection and see some of […]

Get Tickets $30.00 – $35.00 2 tickets left

Otago Heritage Tour

Otago, New Zealand

29 APRIL – 5 MAY 2024 Explore the richly historic and scenic Otago region, from its former gold rush towns to its alpine mountains and gorges, then across to the city streets, wild coasts, and heritage architecture of Dunedin, all with knowledgeable local guides. Highlights include a vintage steamer cruise on Lake Wakatipu, a 4WD tour to abandoned mining towns, lunches at a number of historic hotels and a guided walking tour of Dunedin as well as a truly memorable formal farewell dinner at a perfectly preserved Edwardian home, Olveston house.

Historic Tour of the Coromandel Peninsula

Cormomandel Peninsula

14 – 20 OCTOBER 2024 The Coromandel Peninsula does not just have an abundance of natural beauty but is also rich in Maori history and early European settler heritage. This tour will spend 2 nights in Thames to explore historic Thames with a knowledgeable local guide . We visit the Thames School of Mines, the Bella Street Pump House and Museum of Technology as well as the Thames Goldmine Experience. In Coromandel town we will be going on a guided walking tour and we experience the famous Driving Creek Railway and Pottery. As we wind our way around the peninsula, we visit Whitianga for a 2-hour glass-bottom boat cruise to picturesque Cathedral Cove, followed by dinner and wine tasting at Mercury Bay Estate in Cooks Beach. We will stay for 2 nights in Whangamata, as a base to explore the historic town of Waihi with all its gold mining history. We will also take a ride on the historic railway from Waihi to Waikino, and visit the Victoria Battery Tramway museum and Karangahake Gorge. On our last day, before heading back to Auckland, we have time to explore the Paeroa Historical Maritime park and museum.