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CHB Settlers Museum

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In 1986 the Historic Bank of New Zealand Building was gifted to the people of Central Hawkes Bay to house a museum. This area is rich in history, Waipawa being one of the oldest inland towns in New Zealand.

Take a step into the everyday life of early settlers. The varied collections are displayed in an authentic way so visitors can imagine what life used to be like.

The museum houses a comprehensive collection of photographs and much to interest the genealogist.

An extensive collection of local and national treasures ranges from History, Military, Taonga Maori and Technology.

Collection Type
Agriculture, Historic Site, History, Military, Taonga Maori, Technology


Contact Details
Postal address icon23 High St. Waipawa 4210 Hawkes Bay
Telephone number icon06 8577288
Web address iconhttp://www.chbsettlersmuseum.co.nz
Email address iconchbmuseum@xtra.co.nz
Staff iconJana Uhlirova - Curator/Manager


Visitor Information
Physical address icon23 High St. Waipawa 4210 Hawkes Bay, New Zealand
Hours of operation iconOpen 7 days 10am - 4pm
Charges iconAdult $5 CHB Resident $3 Children(5-12years) $1


Facilities
Wheelchair accessReference LibraryParkingGuided TourPublic ProgrammesMembership ClubToilets



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