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An expanding national collection of pounamu/jade is a major feature here with works from throughout New Zealand, including two large boulders which toured New Zealand being worked by nine leading carvers as a New Zealand...

Lillia's Lace Museum houses a large private collection of antique lace in various forms and types, some unique to New Zealand and also relating to New Zealand's history. Tools and things, relating to threads, weaving, s...

Mahara Gallery shows a wide range of contemporary art from Kapiti-based and New Zealand-wide artists in a range of different media including; photography, painting, sculpture, video/film, ceramics and jewellery. Maha...

The University Art Collection is displayed throughout public spaces on the Turitea Campus. The Collection focuses on contemporary New Zealand artists, in particular artists working in the Lower North Island. In recent ...

The little bach in the Titirangi bush where NZ's most famous painter, Colin McCahon and his family lived during the 1950s has been restored and is now a museum. Visitors can experience the very environment that so inspir...

National repository for the records of the Methodist Church of New Zealand, including manuscripts and archives, publications, newspapers, architectural drawings, photographs and oral history recordings.

Marlborough's public art gallery located in the centre of Blenheim presents a high quality and varied programme of regularly changing exhibitions. Art books, cards, local art and jewellery are available for purchase in ...

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...

World class collection of Ornamental Turning Lathes, Tools, and craft work.

The New Zealand Cartoon Archive is a collection of New Zealand political and editorial cartoons dating from the late 19 century up until today. Cartoons are valuable in that they encapsulate the events of the past. Th...

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