Pioneer Church; Mr Sam Cooksey, Matakohe; !866-1867; PC

Name/Title

Pioneer Church

About this object

The pioneer church at Matakohe next to The Kauri Museum.

Maker

Mr Sam Cooksey, Matakohe

Maker Role

Builder

Date Made

!866-1867

Place Made

New Zealand

Medium and Materials

Kauri timber

Subject and Association Description

The first non-denominational church built at Matakohe. This kauri building was also used as the first school in Matakohe and as a place for public meetings. It was completely restored by The Kauri Museum after it was shifted from its former site in the Matakohe Cemetery to where it now stands.

Object Type

Church

Object number

PC

Copyright Licence  

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