June, 2022

2022Sun12Jun10:00 am4:00 pmPreparing for a Victorian Winter | LIVE DAYExperience a day at Howick Historical Village learning how to prepare for winter in the 1840's!10:00 am - 4:00 pm Howick Historical Village, Lloyd Elsmore Park, Bells Rd, Pakuranga, Auckland 2010Type:Museums and GalleriesWhere:East AucklandAges:All Ages

Event Details

Without modern heating and insulation there was lots of work to be done! Meet costumed Villagers as they wrap up and ready their homes for wintry weather. Interactive activities and hands-on demonstrations will take place throughout the day at the Village.

Learn how to make candles and churn butter, attend a school lesson, and get an insight into Victorian baking on the range at Puhinui homestead. If you’re lucky the cook might let you sample some baking, hot chocolate or other tasty treat.

With games, crafts and plenty to entertain all ages, this will be a Live Day not to miss!

Demonstrations and activities include:
– Butter churning
– Victorian Parlour games
– Rope Making
– Victorian school lesson
– Coal range baking
– Winter themed arts & crafts

No booking required for activities. Free parking and cafe on site.


Admission: adult $16, student/senior $12, child $8, child under 5, members & annual pass holders – free entry.


Howick Historical VillageExplore the early settlement of Howick as it was in the mid to late 1800's. Open the doors of real homes and experience living history for yourself. See how the early settlers would have lived as they went about their daily activities. 09-576 9506 Bells Road, Lloyd Elsmore Park, Pakuranga, Auckland 2010, New Zealand