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Visit a reproduction of an 18th century Maori fishing village built in the traditional way using native materials. Explanatory noticeboards feature on each building and all plants are labelled with notes describing medic...

Rotorua Museum Te Whare Taonga o Te Arawa is housed in the magnificent Bath House building situated in beautiful Government Gardens. The Bath House, constructed as a therapeutic spa in 1908, is listed as a Category 1 His...

Russell Museum tells the story of the Russell township, recording the earliest years of Mäori/European contact, including a 1:5 scale model of Cook's Endeavour. There are also artefacts relating to Russell's 100 years as...

Radio New Zealand Sound Archives/Nga Taonga Korero is New Zealand's leading archive of contemporary and historic radio broadcasts, responsible for managing, collecting, preserving and providing access to the nation's rec...

The South Canterbury Museum has a collection and programme focus on the South Canterbury region. Collections include natural history specimens, Maori artefacts, European settlement, recent social history and documentary ...

The Southland Museum and Art Gallery, Niho o te Taniwha is Murihiku Southland’s regional museum. Sadly, we are closed because our buildings present an undue public risk in the event of an earthquake. Following our clo...

The Museum opened in 1979 and is mainly upstairs in the old Sumner Borough Council Chambers. We hold Archives from 1883, also land deeds from 1851, plus many local diaries, photos, paintings, Maori artifacts, WWII record...

Eastland's Museum and Art Gallery. A splendid variety of galleries uniquely display the region's history, art and taonga Mäori. Maritime/Star of Canada Bridgehouse, historic 1870s Wyllie Cottage, giftshop and cafe.

Experience Taupo's interesting natural and human history. View NZ art (exhibition and sale). Enjoy the tranquil Ora Garden of Wellbeing, a living exhibit said to capture the essence of the central North Island.

Tawhiti Museum presents our South Taranaki history in a lively informative way, using lifesized figures, scale models, light and sound effects and of course artifacts. We are always improving displays - making them more ...

The Te Ahu Heritage Museum in Kaitaia holds a remarkable collection. Its purpose is to illuminate the stories and histories of the very Far North district [Te Hiku o te Ika] of New Zealand. Treasures among the pre-Euro...

The restored Douslin house in a garden setting. The Sheward collection of Mäori, Missionary & colonial artifacts, "Evansville" country life in the 1920's, history of indigenous logging in the area, steam, industrial and ...

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