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The Housekeeper - Who was Emily Phillips?

  • Te Kiteroa Point Bush Road Waimate, Canterbury New Zealand (map)

How did a daughter of a humble clay pipe maker born into the fringes of Victorian London's slums come to be a lady of incredible wealth, building one of the grandest Edwardian homes in Waimate, South Canterbury?

Book your ticket to "The Housekeeper - Who was Mrs Phillips?" and hear more of this incredible story, rags to riches in Edwardian New Zealand!

Tickets are limited to this special series of events, running exclusively from late November through December 2019.

Experience an intimate afternoon tea at Te Kiteroa, take a walk through one of the most engaging and intriguing stories of the 19th Century, and join the current custodians of Te Kiteroa for a tour of a unique piece of immaculately preserved architecture and history.


This is a limited edition series of events, tickets will sell out so make sure to get in quickly to secure your place at Mrs Phillips' table!

Tickets are pre-booked online (payment either online or cash on the door). To allow for the best experience possible each session time is limited to a maximum of 14 people. No door sales.

Ticket price: $30 per person
Time: 2 hours
Location: Te Kiteroa, Waimate
Your ticket includes: Admission, Afternoon tea with scones, House Tour

Earlier Event: November 23
Southern Canterbury A&P Show