You’ll find us in Howick, 
East Auckland, New Zealand                               (09) 576 9506                                                          

Open every day
from 10am to last admission 4pm
(unless advised differently)

You’ll find us in Howick,
East Auckland, New Zealand

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Entire Historical Village Monday, 15 April 2019, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join us these school holidays for some old-fashioned Summer Fun! Each day families and children of all ages can come and explore the village and participate in various activities including outdoor games, giant bubbles, craft activities and the ever-popular garden trail. Mon-Thur only, 15th-18th April.  Bring the grandchildren, or children of all ages and come and find out more.

In addition to this, you can join our Villagers doing activities at 11am and 2pm Monday to Thursday only.

Monday - Eggtastic races

Tuesday - Bunnylicious treats

Wednesday - Bunny Fun Peg Doll - Bunnies/chicken

Thursday - Eggcellent cards/Easter Bonnet parade

Entire Historical Village Sunday, 21 April 2019, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Enjoy our great line up of fun activities happening this Easter Sunday.

Decorate an Easter Egg biscuit at the Queen of Hearts Tea Party.  Follow the Bunny Trail around the Village, join in the Egg and Spoon Races, Easter colouring Competition and find a hidden token hidden around the village and exchange it for a yummy Easter egg, OR find a golden horseshoe and win a giant chocolate egg.  Spend a fun Easter morning, doing some old fashioned activities with us.

Normal Entry Fees Apply.

Entire Historical Village Sunday, 12 May 2019, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Let's celebrate our mums on Mother's Day.  Come and spend the day at the village with your mum. Try a cream tea with the Steam Punk group. Learn about perfume making with Fleur du Mal and bring a picnic and enjoy our beautiful grounds.  Complimentary cream scone and tea for mothers on the day and for all others the cost is $3 so bring some change with you.

Normal admission fees apply for all. 

Entire Historical Village Sunday, 19 May 2019, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join our villagers today as we celebrate Queen Victoria. Take tea with the Queen, make a birthday card for her, watch the parade and inspection of the troops and get that ever special photo taken with her. Throughout the day there are many children’s crafts and activities to choose from. Choose a regal name, design a coat of arms, decorate a crown biscuit and join the Queen in watching the Morris Dancers performance, to name a few.

Today we are launching  a 200 year exhibition display, with a large number of hands on activities that are appropriate to the various aspects of Victoria’s life throughout the 7 acres that will run from May through to the end of July.

Entire Historical Village Sunday, 19 May 2019, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The display will highlight different aspects of Victoria's life, serious history will be complimented by quirky facts, appealing to all ages from grandmothers to grandchildren.
A large number of hands on activities that are appropriate to various aspects of Victoria's life will be throughout the 7 acres.
Normal Admission fees apply.

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from 10am to 4pm
(last admission &
unless advised differently)


Where we are

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Howick Historical Village

Bells Road

Lloyd Elsmore Park



New Zealand