Located on Dyers Pass Road And Summit Road, the building is listed as an Historic Place Category 1.

sign of kiwi buildingThe historic Sign of the Kiwi is currently open (external link) , serving as a popular café for visitors and beloved feature of the rugged Port Hills landscape.

Closed for more than six years after the February 2011 earthquake, repairs ran from March to December 2016 and included a brick-by-brick deconstruction and rebuild of two fireplace walls, the eastern gable wall and three interior columns. 

The Sign of the Kiwi has been strengthened to 67 per cent of the New Building Standard.

There is more information about the Sign of the Kiwi heritage listing (external link)  on the Heritage New Zealand website.