Karori Modernism – An Architectural walking tour – March 2019


This exclusive architectural self-guided walking tour, presented by the Friends of Futuna Charitable Trust and The Friends of Te Papa, will begin at Futuna Chapel, 67 Friend Street, Karori, with an illustrated talk on Modernism and The Group by leading architectural historian Dr Julia Gatley, Associate Professor of Architecture, Auckland University.

The afternoon will conclude back at Futuna with a glass of wine, where you will be able to meet Julia and enjoy the stunning architecture of the chapel in the late afternoon sun.

Registration check-in on the day will be at Futuna Chapel from 12.30 pm, where you will receive the walking tour details, colour coded maps, the address and information on the four houses, and your name tag and instructions.  All houses are within a short walking distance from each other, and in some places access is steep.  You will be asked to take your shoes off when visiting each house.  Please note no children under the age of 16 or pets are permitted on the tour.


Members and Registered Architect $75, (Registered Architects will be eligible for 40 CPD points.).

Non-members $75. Numbers are limited. Includes Dr Julia Gatley’s talk, architectural walking tour & refreshments.

There are only 100 tickets available, in which you can purchase through the Friends of Te Papa