Useful Links

This page contains links to other websites that readers might find useful:

Wellington region:

Historic Places Wellington Facebook page

Wellington City Council – page on Heritage Sites (includes a link to a PDF file of items included in the Council’s heritage schedule)

Wellington City Council’s searchable online heritage inventory

Wellington City Council’s pre-1930 buildings rule. Includes maps of the areas where this applies (you need a resource consent to remove a pre-1930 building in these areas)

Hutt City Council information on heritage (includes a link to their heritage schedule)

Kapiti District Council heritage information (includes a link to their heritage schedule)

Architectural Centre [Wellington]

New Zealand Institute of Architects Wellington branch on Facebook

Victoria University of Wellington School of Architecture

Wellington Region Heritage Promotion Council

Kapiti Heritage Group

Karori Historical Society website

Mt Victoria Historical Society

Onslow Historical Society

Tawa Historical Society

New Zealand:

Historic Places Aotearoa

National register of earthquake prone buildings – you can search by address, area or browse by map

Heritage New Zealand (formerly NZ Historic Places Trust)

Heritage New Zealand List (takes you to the ‘search the List’ page)

Ministry for Culture and Heritage

BRANZ (Building Research Institute of NZ) and Build Magazine

New Zealand Institute of Architects

New Zealand History Federation

A few overseas links:

San Francisco City historic preservation website

Building Technology Heritage Library (an American database of old building catalogues and plans)

Historic England

More information on Historic England’s research, and a guidebook on caring for traditional windows. A study on the place of heritage to local residents, called Heritage and society (2016). [PDF]

A leaflet on the economic benefits of heritage preservation from Saskatchewan, Canada.

Working heritage holidays for young people in the UK.

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