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Heritage Auckland Nostalgia High Tea with a Royal Twist

Heritage Auckland Nostalgia High Tea with a Royal Twist

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Enjoy high tea in the gorgeous Deco roof top Grand Tearoom at Heritage Auckland, site of the former Farmers Hobson Street store tearooms and children's playground, and hear about the building's fascinating past.

Historian and biographer, Dr Ian Hunter, will give an amusing presentation on the building’s special moments, some celebrating Jubilee and Royal visits.

On view on the day will be the replica Crown Jewels which were last on public display in the building in 1977 to mark the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh's visit.
The event staged as part of the Auckland Heritage Festival is on at 2.30 PM on Sunday 30 September. Tickets are $49 GST inc. Senior citizens $39 GST inc.
Bring along a small item of memorabilia of past Jubilee, Coronation or Royal visit celebrations to view and the most unusual item seen on the day will win a prize.
Ticket includes is a glass of bubbles, a selection of dainty cakes and finger sandwiches served with Harney & Sons Historical Royal Palaces tea, plus, a tea gift to keep. Note: guests share tables of 10 people. Note: no door sales. To purchase tickets call Ticketek on 0800 842 538 or visit website

The Heritage Auckland High Tea is an official event in the Auckland Heritage Festival on from 29 September to 14 October. For more on the festival visit


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