Birkenhead

Come & meet the friendly locals who run the village, do one of our heritage walks and take time out at any of the local cafés with their superb coffee + homemade treats!

Auckland Heritage Festival Events:


Brilliant Birkenhead…Highbury Heritage & All that Jazz!

 

Your chance to explore with a guide the living history of New Zealand's only sugar town village. Bring your Smartphone and scan the QR codes for extra info.

 

Wed 1 Oct, 11am - noon

1pm-2pm & 3pm-4pm

 

Starting at the Art Deco 1927 War Memorial Nell Fisher Reserve Birkenhead Village

 

Booking Essential

teribonner@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

09 486 8559

birkenhead.net.nz

 

Brilliant Birkenhead…& All that Jazz!

 

A festival of music and dance of the 1920's. Enjoy the soothing tones of barber shop, vintage jazz and the glamour of the jazz age era. Brought to you by the Tempo Dance Studio.

 

Sat 4 Oct Barber Shop 11am

Vintage Group 1pm

Afternoon Jitterbug-Jive 3pm

Jazz Age Finale 4pm

 

Nell Fisher Reserve Cnr Rawene Rd & Hinemoa St Birkenhead
birkenhead.net.nz

 

Brilliant Birkenhead…Horses & All that Jazz!

 

Your chance to ride free on the majestic Chelsea Clydesdale horses and cart that are an integral part of Birkenhead's history.

 

1 & 3-4 Oct, 11am-3pm

Historic Highbury Corner

Top of Rawene Road opposite Birkenhead Library

birkenhead.net.nz


Chelsea Sugar Cube Map:

Original sugar workers walk: Selfguided map available here – Village Library, Real Estate Agents, Banks Getting There


Transport:

Pick up a $15 daily Discovery Pass (includes bus, ferry or train) from Queens Wharf, Fullers or Britomart or driver.
Catch the cream and black Birkenhead Bus 973 or 974 opposite Sky Tower. Departs bus stop 7097 every 20 mins 9am – 6pm M-F & 40 mins in the weekend.

More info?

Head for the architecturally award winning Birkenhead Library in the heart of Highbury. Mon-Sun 9am - 4pm. Free parking.

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Birkenhead Village

Come & meet the friendly locals who run the village, do one of our heritage walks and take time out at any of the local cafés with their superb coffee + homemade treats!

crave

Our gorgeous store brings you easy elegance and beautiful pieces to complete your vision for your home - the ultimate extension of your personality and style.

Ebony Boutique

High Quality Affordable Clothing. Sizes 8-20. Ebony & Glengyle Merino Knitwear & more.

Golden Phoenix Restaurant

Enjoy a traditional yum cha meal at our popular restaurant. Choose from a wide range of delicious dishes. Open 7 days 11am-3pm; 5:30pm-10pm. Metro Top 10 Yum Cha.

Hayashi

Hayashi Japanese Restaurant in Birkenhead serve immaculately presented dishes that are creative, light and very distinctive. Once you've tried this restaurant, you're sure to be another of our regular customers.

OTT Patisserie

European patisserie serving organic fair-trade Kokako coffee. Everything baked on site, you’ll find fresh artisan breads, pretzels, traditional apple strudel, gateau’s, pies and more.

Scottys Studios

Location, modern, and new. Rooms start from $240.00 rent per week which includes power, water, and access to free Sky television. High speed wifi .

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