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Engineering New Zealand heritage walks

FreeCentral Auckland

Walk A: Saturday 23 September, Sunday 1 October and Saturday 7 October, 10am-12.30pm
Walk B: Sunday 24 September, Saturday 30 September and Sunday 8 October, 10am-12.30pm


Meet under the Americas Cup boat

Corner Quay and Hobson streets, Auckland Central

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Bookings are required. Spaces limited to 12 Each walk takes about two and half hours.

Contact John Higham

09 478 7973

Event details

Two walks offering an intriguing tour through our city's engineering past.

Walk A: Graving Dock, Tepid Baths, electric tramways, Sky Tower, Vector tunnel, Refuse Destructor, Freemans Bay, Victoria Park tunnel and Viaduct, Gasworks, Wynyard Wharf, Harbour Bridge, Viaduct Basin, and Wynyard Crossing lift bridge.

Walk B: Ferry Building; Queens Wharf; Britomart Transport Centre and Central Post Office; Dilworth Building; Dingwall Building; NZ Guardian Trust Building; Ligar Canal; Civic Theatre; Queen Street fires and water supply; Auckland Town Hall; Albert Park barracks and tunnels; University of Auckland old arts building, Synagogue and old Government House; Auckland High Court; Parnell railway bridge; Grafton Bridge; Auckland Railway Station Building; Point Britomart.

Presented by: Engineering NZ Heritage Auckland Chapter

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