Auckland Heritage Festival - The Name Game

Sep 29 2016 Events

Come along with friends and family to explore Hobsonville Point and find out the stories behind the road names, and have some fun along the way. 

Pick up a map and "Challenge Sheet" from the Hobsonville Point Information Centre, return it completed for a little reward!

Brought to you by the Hobsonville Point Residents Society, together with a dedicated group of Hobsonville Point Secondary School students, and the Hobsonville Land Company.

Date: Saturday 1 October 2016 10am to 2pm

Location: Hobsonville Point Information Centre, 1 Hastings St.

Cost: Free

Website: www.heritagefestival.co.nz

A Fun Way to Run

You have to be in to win but luckily there is still time to enter the 2016 Hobsonville Point Runway Challenge.

Come Fly With Me 14 Feb 2016

Hobsonville Point’s stunning Te Onekiritea Point (Bomb Point) is the backdrop to this year’s Come Fly With Me festival on Sunday, February 14, now in its third successful year.

History of a Seaplane Station

Hobsonville Point is once again taking part in the Auckland wide Heritage Festival. This year there will be a photo exhibition and banners displaying the history of the former airbase, and stories told by the 'Hobby Old Boys'. Download flyer below for details.

Hundreds On-Board To Have A Go

Once was not enough for many of the first time sailors who attended Hobsonville Yacht Club’s Have a Go Day at the beginning of February.

Mill House Tour - Heritage Homes at Hobsonville Point

Mill House, originally known as 'Windover', was built in the early 1930's by prominent Auckland Architect George Tole for Doug and Audrey Mill. Doug Mill set up a flying business at Hobsonville in 1927, establishing Mill's Aerial Survey and Transport Co.

Doggies Day Out

A chance to treat that hairiest, toothiest member of your family in the manner they deserve - like a King or Queen of dogs. Plus the Farmers Market is open with easy-to-grab lunch options, so you won't run out of fuel.

Come Fly With Me

Bring your own kite or remote-controlled aircraft to The landing for some fun in the air on Sat 8th and Sunday 9th March, 9am - 2pm. There'll be kite building workshops for kids, model aircraft club displays, remote-controlled plane and copter aerial demos, and the Farmers Market will be open as usual nearby.

On The Waterfront

Love to be beside the seaside? Stop in Saturday 15 or Sunday 16 of February between 9am and 3pm. There will be plenty happening as we celebrate the market opening in its new home – a refurbished 1930s seaplane hangar at The Landing. Make up a picnic from market produce and soak up the atmosphere, or take a walk around Bomb Point.

Celebrate the Opening of the Hobsonville Point Ferry Wharf

Come and celebrate the opening of the new Hobsonville Point Ferry Wharf this Sunday, 3rd February, from 11am to 2pm.

Hobsonville Point Heritage Walk

Hobsonville Point took part in this year’s Auckland Heritage Festival, by hosting a guided and non-guided walk. This walk takes in the Old Headquartes Building and Parade Ground, hangars, houses and the seaplane apron. A map with information on the buildings has been provided by Auckland Council.