Watercolour painting of Wellington Harbour in the mid-nineteenth century.

Ngā Awa Tini o Te Whanganui-a-Tara/The Many Rivers of Wellington Harbour.

A joint presentation by Liz Mellish of Te Ātiawa, Taranaki, Ngāti Ruanui and Robin Skinner Senior Lecturer at the Wellington School of Architecture.

Talking on the Awa (rivers) of Wellington, their history and influence on the patterns of pre European and early European settlement and the development of the area which later became the Capital of New Zealand. They will also discuss the roles these rivers currently play, and will play in the ongoing and future development of Wellington.

Doors open at 1.30pm.

Thanks to Riegers for sponsoring this event.

Note: You can join this event in person or online, where it will be livestreamed.

Health & Safety

Trustees will be on duty during the tour to ensure the safety of attendees both inside and outside the Chapel.

Located just off of Friends Street





Event times

2-3:30pm Sat 4 Nov

Booking requiredKohaJoin in person or via livestream

Book here

Friends of Futuna Charitable Trust

Futuna Chapel is listed as a Heritage Building Category 1 by Heritage New Zealand/Pouhere Taonga (List Number # 7446) and the masterwork of architect John Scott. The architecture is greatly enhanced with the installed and permanent art works of eminent NZ sculptor, the late Jim Allen. The Friends of Futuna Charitable Trust are the guardians and owners of Futuna Chapel. The Trust is a not-for-profit organisation run entirely by a voluntary group of trustees. The Trust is funded solely by koha.

Email: futunachapel@gmail.com

Phone: 027 445 3710

Website: https://www.futunatrust.org.nz/