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Brunner Mine Site
Brunner Mine Site

This is one of New Zealand's earliest coal mines, first discovered by Thomas Brunner in 1848. The first commercial mine opened in 1864, coal production reached a peak in 1901 then declined rapidly and...

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Buried Village incorporating the Museum of Te Wairoa
Buried Village incorporating the Museum of Te Wairoa

This Tourism New Zealand 2001/02 'Innovator Award' winning museum displays the largest collection of excavated objects unearthed following a volcanic eruption, while opening up the enthralling history...

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Butler Point Whaling Museum  and 1840s House
Butler Point Whaling Museum and 1840s House

Trace the history of Mangonui as a whaling port at this privately-owned museum. You will also be visiting the site of a Maori pa, which was occupied when the first American whale ship visited in 1792....

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Cambridge Museum
Cambridge Museum

Cambridge was named after the Duke of Cambridge, Commander in Chief of the British Army in 1864, and it was established as a town after the New Zealand Wars in the Waikato came to an end. Cambridge...

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Canterbury Centre For Historic Photography & Film Inc
Canterbury Centre For Historic Photography & Film Inc

Our mission, as a photographic museum, is to save the photographic heritage and art of Canterbury.

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Canterbury Museum
Canterbury Museum

This major New Zealand regional museum holds in trust almost two million collection items of regional, national and international significance. The collections cover a wide range of topics including C...

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Central Stories Museum & Art Gallery
Central Stories Museum & Art Gallery

Central Stories Museum & Art Gallery tells the stories of Central Otago's unique flora and fauna, of gold mining throughout the region, and of the people who made Central home.

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CHB Settlers Museum
CHB Settlers Museum

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 Ze...

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Cheviot Museum
Cheviot Museum

Experience rural life in New Zealand in 1850 right down to the discovery of moa bones. Cheviot Hills was the first big land holding in New Zealand to be divided to provide small farming units for sett...

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Clendon House
Clendon House

Clendon House, unpretentious in design, displays the dignity of a house suited to Captain James Reddy Clendon's high public position. The house – completed in 1869 – is rectangular, with a high...

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Clyde Historical Museum
Clyde Historical Museum

Located in the former Vincent County Council Building, this museum presents a visual history from Run Holding to the Dunstan Gold Rush. You will find domestic articles, records, church histories, book...

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Cobblestones Wairarapa Regional Settlers Museum
Cobblestones Wairarapa Regional Settlers Museum

Cobblestones Museum is situated in the small Wairarapa town of Greytown - named after the first Governor of New Zealand, Sir George Grey. Cobblestones is established on the historical land of the ori...

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