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78 Upland Road Remuera was known as the House of Studies for the Mission Sisters. The centrepiece of the complex, built as a convent, was a high-ceilinged private chapel with clerestory windows painted by Colin McCahon. Click Here to Read More
Plans for a private tennis club on Remuera’s Waiata Reserve have divided the neighbourhood. The Gables Lawn Tennis Club – whose founders include six company directors, a sharebroker and a surgeon, says the restoration of the glade which was a once a tennis court is a genuine community effort. Click Here to Read More
In 1903 the Union Free Church Children's Home in Ponsonby moved to new premises in Portland Road Remuera. Click Here to Read More
Development is underway on the old Browns site at 411-413 Remuera Rd and the old Remuera Post Office site at 358-364 Remuera Rd. Click Here to Read More
The L J Keys building is one of the oldest in Remuera. The single storey building on the south-eastern corner of Remuera Rd and Clonbern Rd, at 367 – 369 Remuera Road is often referred to as the L J Keys Store or the “Clonbern Store” of Leonard John Keys. Click Here to Read More
The old Remuera Post Office, built in 1914, is a historic landmark building on the corner of Remuera Road and Victoria Avenue in Remuera village. Click Here to Read More
The Remuera Business Association is adding heritage plaques to buildings in the Remuera shops. Click Here to Read More
The Bank of New Zealand first opened in Remuera in 1929 in Skelton’s Building at 339-345 Remuera Road. Click Here to Read More
Long before the Europeans arrived, Remu-wera was probably the Maori name of an area near Mt Hobson, situated in Tamaki-Makau-Rau, on the isthmus between the Waitemata and Manukau harbours. Click Here to Read More
The story of Cotter House begins in 1847 with an enterprising English colonist named Joseph Newman who came to New Zealand in 1840. Click Here to Read More