Category: Discover

Auckland Heritage Festival 2020

Uncover some of the secrets and stories of Tāmaki Makaurau with more than 150 FREE or LOW COST events across Auckland, several of which are located in Auckland’s oldest suburb Parnell. Learn about generations of famous and infamous Aucklanders, discover the stories of our oldest …

Super Spring holiday programme!

The team at Parnell Trust have been very busy planning some super school holiday fun for the upcoming October holidays. With lots of variety there is sure to be a suitable programme to keep your kids happy and active every day. Some of the awesome …

New behind the scenes tour in the basement of Auckland Museum

Don’t miss this once in a lifetime chance to explore the underground world where many of the Museum’s treasures are stored. Your guide will reveal how they look after their priceless collections and how they are kept safe for future generations. This is a rare …

September is for Semele

New Zealand Opera’s 2020 season will resume this September with a brand-new immersive production of Handel’s Semele, to be staged at Parnell’s Holy Trinity Cathedral. The season is limited to five performances from 10 – 19 September. To secure your tickets click here. New Zealand …

One Month until the Holiday Fun Begins!

Since we were all stuck at home during the last school holidays, Parnell Trust’s School Holiday Programme are determined to make the July school holidays more fun and exciting than ever for your kids! They can have a go at making their own delicious chocolate …

AUCKLAND MUSEUM OPEN NOW

After nine long weeks we are so excited to let you know that from 10AM this Monday 25 May, Auckland Museum will reopen its doors. Visits to Auckland War Memorial Museum will be a little different to the last time we were there, to keep …

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Spruce up your Zoom background thanks to Auckland Museum

Bored with your current background?  Thanks to the Auckland Museum you can download their favourite collection of images to use as screen savers or even create enviable backgrounds for your your next virtual meetings! With over 100 images to choose from there’s sure to be …

The bag reveals as much as it conceals.

Carried Away: Bags Unpacked a new exhibit coming to Auckland Museum showcases over 150 individual bags from their collection, many of which will be on display for the first time. Every bag has a history, a story to tell – from haute couture fashion to cultural …

Night at Auckland Museum – Secrets….shhh!

Through the month of July grab a torch, wander the darkened galleries and come face to face with a multitude of characters with stories to tell. You may meet a dinosaur, a Pacific navigator, a suffragette, an ancient Egyptian servant, a warrior princess, a statue …