Introduction

New Zealand has a rich historical and cultural heritage. We protect over 12,000 archaeological and historical sites that tell the story of our past.

Heritage is things of value that you want to pass on to the next generation. Our historic heritage helps us gain an understanding of New Zealand’s past and how this shapes and defines our Kiwi identity.

We manage the single largest heritage portfolio in New Zealand. Learn the value of heritage and explore sites that we protect and conserve.

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