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Ferrymead Heritage Park was established in the late 1960's and was designed to be a museum that housed displays from the related societies. The Park consists of an Edwardian township and a separate museum area with exhib...

The home of this rural museum is an authentically furnished farm homestead and worker's cottage circa 1900, which is the site of the headquarters of the Matamata Estate (1865-1904) founded by J C Firth. Photography: Eli...

The collection at Founders Heritage Park is broadly defined as being mainly agricultural, industrial, commercial and transport-based objects, along with a small collection of related ephemera. The collection forms the P...

Visit a mini airforce base of World War II ­ all the staff are in uniform to encourage young people to become interested and join the club. Step back in time with rides along the airstrip in the Tiger Moth. Also displaye...

The Harbour & Tyne Historic Precinct is the original commercial area of Oamaru. Largely built in the period 1870's to 1890's, it remains today as New Zealand's most complete Victorian streetscape. The large and impressiv...

New Zealand’s farming community is indebted to Ernest Hayes, a farmer and flour miller who began producing and selling farm tools from his Oturehua property in Central Otago. As well as the internationally acclaimed p...

An indoor/outdoor museum of natural and human history, taonga Māori, live flora and fauna, historic buildings. Set on a sub tropical bush-clad 25 hectare park including a nocturnal Kiwi house, 1886 "Glorat" the Clarke fa...

Te Whare Akoranga o Te Pane o Mataoho' - Mangere Mountain Education Trust Mangere Mountain Education Centre takes groups for an LEOTC experience on one of the best preserved volcanic cones in Auckland, Mangere Mountai...

Dating from the 1840s, these are the oldest surviving farm buildings in New Zealand. They include a stable, storehouse, granary, schoolhouse and privy, built for well-known whaler and trader Johnny Jones. He bought a wha...

The social history of this farming community is illustrated through an eclectic collection and the recreation of scenes from the past. One of our most interesting objects is a unique submarine named Platypus, designed...

The main focus is on the effects of the 1929 Murchison Earthquake. There are photographs and written accounts of the devastation at the district and the experiences of the local people of the time. The vintage machine...

Established in 1961, this railway museum is New Zealand's oldest preservation railway, winning awards from the National Federation of Rail Societies in 6 consective years for best restoration of rollingstock and locomoti...

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