Remuera Historic Heritage Sites




Coolangatta was demolished in the early morning without warning two weeks before Christmas in 2006. It had stood for 93 years since 1912 when it was designed by Bamford and Pierce as an Arts and Craft house at 464 Remuera Rd. It was one of Auckland’s most admired houses, standing on a full site with magnificent views of Auckland harbour and Rangitoto. Remuera Heritage was formed not long after this. Click Here to Read More
The first Remuera library was opened in 1915 in a building which served as offices of the former Remuera Road Board. The present library designed by Gummer & Ford was opened in 1926. Click Here to Read More
Download the brochure and take the Remuera Heritage Walk from St Aidan's Church to Mount Hobson along Remuera Road. Click Here to Read More
Remuera has become one of Auckland’s’ premium suburban shopping precincts. Several quality pharmacies remain, and about double that number have shut down or been amalgamated. The inspiration for this talk has been to coincide with the Centenary of the first Remuera pharmacy opening in 1909, by F.G.Blott, at 377 Remuera Road. Click Here to Read More
In 1931 there was an attempted robbery at the Bank of New Zealand in Remuera Road where the assailant walked into the bank about midday and attacked the manager Mr F W T Youngs. Click Here to Read More
There was a violent explosion in the Remuera shops at on the 9th January 1938 which demolished one shop and partly wrecked several others in a block on the corner of Remuera Road and Victoria Avenue. Click Here to Read More
The Remuera Railway Station is an iconic building built in 1907 by the NZ Railway Corporation. It a nationally rare example of an 'island' layout in situ, with a signal box in original condition. Click Here to Read More