In line with recent New Zealand Government announcements, Ewelme Cottage is closed to the public until further notice to help protect the health of all visitors and staff and minimise the spread of COVID-19. For the latest information on COVID-19 in Aotearoa New Zealand visit the official government website.
Possessed of a magnificent beard and an even more arresting name, the Rev Vicesimus Lush commissioned Ewelme Cottage during his tenure as Vicar of Howick. Completed in 1864 it has - bar the odd early alteration - remained largely unchanged ever since.
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