A Walk up High Street

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26 August, 2016

Taking a walk up High Street and its magical side streets is a good reminder of what makes this precinct so special to the central city and why we're sure you'll agree it has a certain 'je ne sais quoi'.

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Find Your Way
During the regeneration of Freyberg Place and the Ellen Melville Centre there are a number of ways you can navigate around the construction area.
On foot: Take the Metropolis escalator or steps from High St to Courthouse Lane
Accessible route: Use Upper Vulcan Lane

Click here to check out the High Street District map

High Talks: Ellen Melville and Lord Freyberg
As part of the Auckland Heritage Festival

This lunchtime talk explores the history of the High Street District and pays tribute to Lord Freyberg, New Zealand's most decorated soldier and Eliza Ellen Melville, the first female city councillor in New Zealand. Local historian, barrister and solicitor, Simon Reeves will lead this conversation that pays tribute to these iconic people and their place in the central city.

Image credit: Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries





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