Photo – 1940 Centennial – Akaroa (Photo from Shuttleworth Collection)

A.G.M. Notice

Sunday 19th June 2pm 2022

Our AGM is being held at the Village Papanui, corner of Papanui Road and Frank Street, Christchurch. Come along, support, and hear about the great work being done by the committee and the wider community on protecting our heritage. New members are most welcome. Afternoon tea is provided.

Descendants Picnic 

Sunday 23rd of January from 11am at the Akaroa Heritage Park – 280 Long Bay Road, Akaroa.

Come and join us for a great day out keeping our descendant family’s connections alive and well!

A Day Out With DescendantsAkaroa 16th/17th October 2021

If you are still heading to Akaroa for the weekend of the origional French Fest date, we have lined up some activities for the weekend. Download the program. Bookings essential..

French Festival – POSTPONED- NEW DATE April 29th – May 1st 2022

The Akaroa French Festival have announced the new date of April 29th – May 1st 2022 .  A biennial festival celebrating the unique culture and heritage of New Zealand’s sole French settlement and the boutique harbourside town of Akaroa For more information either contact us or visit:

Historic Walking Tours.

There will be another Akaroa Cemetery Historic Walk planned for the Beca Heritage Festival this October. Our tours will be:

  • 16 October – Old French Town Tour
  • 17 October – Cemetery Tour
  • 24 October – Cemetery Tour

If you would like to book a tour or would like further details please contact us.