Visit our Living History Museum                                        (09) 576 9506                                                         

Open every day
from 10am to last admission 4pm
(unless advised differently)

You’ll find us in Howick,
East Auckland, New Zealand

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Photography / Filming

Howick Historical Village continues to meet a growing demand from New Zealand film and television. Magazine and catalogue ‘Fashion Shoots’ are also catered for, with our 1840 to 1880 period providing an excellent contrast for modern fashion or articles. Interiors and exteriors can be modified to depict periods in time ranging from mid nineteenth century to early twentieth century.


Your Shoot includes:

  • Parking, including some off street parking (plus discreet additional vehicle access close to some buildings)
  • Changing rooms, shower and toilet facilities
  • Cafe and restaurant facilities (by arrangement)
  • Power
  • Use of over 30 historical buildings ranging from a wealthy landowner’s residence to a sod cottage beside a large pond
  • A blacksmith’s shop, general store, mill and water wheel help complete the picture of Auckland at an early stage of development
  • A number of props are available for borrowing by separate arrangement

Venue Hire Prices:

 Any day of the week 8:00am - 5:00pm


Cost Commercial Filming per day


$1,000.00 - $1,500.00


Cost Community Group/Other Filming


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Reservation Request for Photography / Filming

Please fill out the form below to provide us with some key information about the photo shoot / filming you're planning. We will get back to you to discuss your requirements. An appointment is required to view the buildings.
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Make a day of it

icon time blueOpen every day
from 10am to 4pm
(last admission &
unless advised differently)


Where we are

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Howick Historical Village

Bells Road

Lloyd Elsmore Park



New Zealand