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The Karamea Centennial Museum is a typical small rural museum, which holds an absorbing collection of photographs and exhibits on sawmilling, dairying, gold mining, flax milling and shipping.  We have easily accessible d...

The museum occupies part of the old waterfront offices of the former Kawhia County Council. It specialises in photographs and publications of old Kawhia, carvings of Tainui origin and Jurassic fossils from the district. ...

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...

Lakes District Museum focuses on the history of goldmining and agriculture in the Lakes District area, but prides itself on innovative special exhibitions showcasing a range of topics. The Museum includes an education...

Large Modern Museum with a huge range of artefacts and displays of local history.

The Cook display, in the full sized copy of the great cabin of HMB Endeavour depicts Cook in full dress uniform, Joseph Banks, botanist and a cabin boy. The intricate carving on the stern is copied from the replica Ende...

Motueka District museum is right in the centre of town - the old High School building (1913) and has been registered with NZ Historic Places Trust since 2002. The museum shows artefacts from Motueka's past. As well as s...

Hawke’s Bay is at home in the heart of Napier forming the cultural centre of this stylish city for over 150 years. MTG Hawke’s Bay is a place where people, objects and ideas meet. MTG inhabits three buildings of dis...

Te Papa is New Zealand’s bold and innovative national museum and a recognised world leader in interactive and visitor-focused museum experiences. New Zealand’s geology and natural environment and the stories of New Zeala...

Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision is the operating name for the New Zealand Archive of Film, Television and Sound Ngā Taonga Whitiāhua Me Ngā Taonga Kōrero. The archive was formed by the amalgamation of the New Zealand Film A...

Situated in the 1882 historic Athenaeum Building. The Museum is currently being refitted. The Waitaki District Archive is used by genealogists and historians from throughout New Zealand and houses documents and photos f...

Maori and colonial history come together in this extensive museum on Banks Peninsula. The Maori artefact building houses some of the rarer objects in the collection. These include a sacred god stick dating back to the ye...

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